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Bing Wang joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as associate concertmaster in 1994 at the age of twenty-six, becoming the first Chinese violinist to hold such a prestigious position. As a soloist, Ms. Wang has won critical praise for her appearances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In September 1997, during the Philharmonic's celebration of the Brahms anniversary year, Ms. Wang performed the composer's Double Concerto with Philharmonic assistant principal cellist Ben Hong, and in August 1999 she performed Bach's Double Concerto at the Hollywood Bowl with Alexander Treger under the direction of Esa-Pekka Salonen. Ms. Wang appears annually as both concertmaster and soloist at the Hollywood Bowl under the baton of composer John Williams in addition to being a featured as the soloist with the Cincinnati Symphony, the Manhattan Symphony, and other various local orchestras. She has appeared regularly as a soloist with the American Youth Symphony since her debut with that orchestra in 1997. In April 2002, she gave her first appearances in China since emigrating to the U.S., performing as a soloist and touring with her hometown orchestra, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Bing Wang made her Walt Disney Concert Hall concerto debut in May of 2005.