Violin NACO Mentorship 2023

Austin Wu

Last updated: April 20, 2023

Hailing from Ottawa, Canada, Austin Wu started playing the violin at the age of five, studying with, Leslie Wade, Serhii Vyhovskyi, and Elaine Klimasko. He has participated in various music festivals such as Orford Music Academy, Domaine Forget, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, the National Arts Center Orchestra Mentorship Program, and the Tanglewood music center. In 2022, Austin obtained a bachelor’s degree in music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music under the tutelage of Grigory Kalinovsky. Currently, he is completing his master’s of music at McGill university with Andrew Wan.

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NAC Orchestra Mentorship Program

Play it forward! A bold and innovative professional development initiative for talented emerging and early career professional orchestral creatives from around the world. 

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