WEN YANG, violone

Wen Yang plays double bass and viola da gamba, and has earned praise both for her “angelically played” solos (Charleston Today) and for “knocking people off their seats” (Sarasota Herald-Tribune). She enjoys being a freelance musician, and has performed with musicians including William Christie, Jordi Savall, Masaaki Suzuki, Monica Huggett, Ton Koopman, and Richard Egarr. Wen is the founder and artistic director of New York Baroque Incorporated (NYBaroque.org).

An alumnus of The Juilliard School and Yale School of Music, Wen studied viola da gamba with Sarah Cunningham, and double bass with Don Palma, Timothy Cobb and Robert Nairn. She can also be found cooking, and living in New York City with her husband, cellist Ezra Seltzer.