Wen Qian has enjoyed a multifaceted career as an orchestra musician, soloist, chamber musician, and educator. Ms. Qian was appointed as a first violinist in 1997 at the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, where she has also served as the acting Assistant Concertmaster since 2002.
As a soloist, she has performed with many orchestras throughout the US and China, and her solo recital at Carnegie Hall in 2004 was hailed as a “Rare Thrill” in a featured review in the Strad Magazine.
Chamber Music has brought her to well known Festivals and concert series at the Marlboro, Sarasota, Talis, Chamber Music at Lincoln Center and among others. Currently serves on the faculty at the Mannes School of Music, the demands of Ms. Qian’s teaching includes masterclasses and coachings at the New World Symphony in Miami, New York Youth Symphony, NYU, Conservatories throughout China and Taiwan.