Versatile, charismatic and passionate, native Chinese violinist Christina Wu is recognized as an international recitalist, chamber musician, and teacher. Prize winner of Cynthia Woods Mitchell International Young Artist Competition, Ms. Wu has been performing extensively through Asia, North America, and Europe at various venues including Esplanede Concert Hall, Victoria Concert Hall, Carnegie Music Hall, and Helmut List Halle. As an active chamber musician, Ms. Wu has played as the first violin in Washington Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, Butler Symphony Orchestra, and Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. She was also a selected member of the Youth Orchestra of the World played in the Youth Olympics Games Opening Ceremony and Gala Concert 2010. She has collaborated with the legendary pianist Leon Fleishcr, Kiri Te Kanawa, Vienna Boys’ Choir, Jose Carreras, Claus Peter Flor, Joseph Silverstein, Alan Gilbert. Started on violin at the age of five, Ms. Wu received her early training at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music. She earned her Bachelor Degree in violin performance with honors under Zuo Jun and Alexandra Souptel at the National University of Singapore. She received her Master Degree and Performance Diploma from Carnegie Mellon University under the tutelage of Cyrus Forough, who himself studied under the legendary violinist David Oistrakh. As a passionate educator, Christina believes that education is an important part of being a great musician. Before moving to Seattle, Ms. Wu served on the faculty at Opus 119 conservatory of music in Irvine, CA. Her students have won several major competitions and have been selected to play in the district honored youth orchestra at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Walt Disney Hall etc.