Faculty & Staff SpotlightHong Wang

Hong Wang

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct professor of cello Hong Wang also serves on the music faculty at Concordia University, St. Paul since 2001. He also is part of the music faculty at Hamline University (since 2008) and Bethel University (since 2002). Wang served on the faculty at St. Cloud State University from 2001 to 2002, and has been on the faculty of Bravo Summer Music Camp at the University of Minnesota, and with Cello: An American Experience, an International Cello Camp at St. Olaf College.

Wang maintains a busy teaching schedule, sharing his captivating cello playing with his students. Some of his students have been first-prize winners in many competitions, including Young People’s Symphony Concert Association, the Schubert Club, Thursday Musical, Minnesota Youth Symphonies, Great Twin Cities Youth Symphonies, and the Minnesota Sinfonia Young Artist Competition. Hong Wang has performed extensively in concerts, recitals, and presented master classes throughout the United States and abroad. He has inspired audiences with his virtuosic, lyrical and colorful playing.

He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance from the University of Minnesota, Master of Music in Cello Performance from the University of Kansas, and Graduation Diploma in Cello Performance from Shanghai Conservatory. His primary teachers include distinguished cellists Tanya Remenikova and Edward Laut.


  • D.M.A., Cello Performance, University of Minnesota
  • M.M., Cello Performance, University of Kansas
  • B. M., Cello Performance, Shanghai Conservatory of Music