Cellist Lucie Zhuxi Wang has been praised by mainstream media internationally, such as China National Radio News, People’s Daily, NBC NEWS Texas, FOX NEWS Ohio, Sinovision New York Lounge. She has appeared as a soloist and orchestral cellist with many prominent symphony orchestras in New York, Paris, Aspen, Quebec, and Beijing. She was recently announced as the First-Prize cellist in the adult category of 2020’s Muse International Music Competition, sponsored by Greece’s Ministry of Culture. She also won the First Prize in the Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition and was the prize winner of China National Cello Competitions.
In solo recital and chamber music, Lucie has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, Salle des colonnes and Chapelle de la Trinité Hall in Paris, Salle Françoys-Bernier Hall in Canada, National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, and the Century Theater in Beijing. Festival appearances include the Aspen International Music Festival, Fountainebleau International Music Festival, Domaine Forget International Music Festival, and the Beijing International Music Festival and Academy (BIMFA). She was invited to perform at 2015 Sino-American cultural symposium at Carnegie Hall during Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong’s visit to New York.
Lucie began learning cello and piano from her cellist mother at the age of four. As a prodigy, she entered Central Conservatory of Music Middle School in Beijing. She received doctoral of music arts diploma in cello performance (D.M.A) at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Master’s and bachelor’s diploma in cello performance at Manhattan School of Music. Lucie Zhuxi is a student of cello artist Philippe Muller and her teachers were also including Mula Na, Pingxiu Chen.
Lucie Zhuxi Wang’s article, entitled “The Development of Performance Techniques and Musical Expression in the Cello Sonata in D Minor, op. 40 by Dmitri Shostakovich” is scheduled for publication through the American Music Teachers National Association e-Journal. In 2020, Lucie was invited as guest artist at Sam Houston State University Music School, she gave the cello master class and solo recital. During the 2020 pandemic, Lucie hosts the cloud concert Let's Press "PLAY" With the Power of Love, shared by FOX NEWS Texas and NBC NEWS Ohio. Committed to education and sharing her passion for music through technology and social media, she continues to find new ways of reaching young cellists and music lovers around the world.
Lucie plays a c. 1864 cello by Hippolyte Silvestre, Lyon, France.