Esther Hwang, sixteen, began violin studies at age three in Korea and immigrated to Canada at age five. Her current teachers are Gerald Stanick and Lawrie Hill.
Since the age of nine, Ms. Hwang has performed as a soloist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on many occasions, with conductors Ken Hsieh, Evan Mitchell, and Bramwell Tovey. She performed in the Vancouver Recital Society’s Young Masters’ Project 2008.
Miss Hwang was the 1st place winner in her age category in 2010 Canadian Music Competition National and performed in the Gala with CMC Orchestra. Esther has attended prestigious summer music programs such as Banff Centre Master Classes for Strings, Morningside Music Bridge, and Orford Arts Centre since 2010.