Violinist Sheena Gao bio:
Beautiful performance and captivating stage presence is how you would describe the international violist Sheena Gao when she takes the stage. During her music career, Gao frequently performed as solo violinist on stage and television in her native country of People’s Republic China, she has also recorded for movies and television soundtracks, radio, and has been featured in many newspapers in China and U.S. As a violinist, Gao is soulful and romantic; her unique music interpretation can be attributed to her upbringings.
Born to a family of renowned architects, Ms Gao started her violin study at the tender age of 7 in her home country of China. Ms. Gao had established fame for her performances in the city of Nanjing. At the age of 18, Gao was accepted into the well known Nanjing Institute of Fine Arts, where she pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Violin Performance. Prior to being accepted to the institute, Gao had already made her solo debut with the Symphony Orchestra at the Nanjing Institute of Fine Arts. Gao was awarded scholastics and top violinist during her study.
During her senior year at the Music Department, Ms. Gao participated in the National Professional Young Violinist Competition and won third place with her performance of Glazunov Violin Concerto in A Minor. Gao was also awarded scholarship for outstanding academic performance.
In addition to her solo violin music career , Gao also performed as the first violinist with the Minneapolis Trio, Bella String Quartet, F-M Symphony, and Nanjing Musician Group. Gao was selected to perform for Itzhak Perlman at his honorary event in Minneapolis.
As a violinist and artist, Gao traveled to France, Italy, UK, Greece, Croatia, Switzerland Egypt, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand, where she drew inspirations for her music and art, gaining profound cultural understanding of the world.
Name: Sheena Gao
Lives in: West Hollywood, California
Occupation: Musician and Other