Qing Ng, violin

Hometown: Madison, WI

Meet Qing

Qing appears on Show 425.

Qing Ng (violin), 17, is a senior at Memorial High School in Madison, Wisconsin. She began playing the violin when she was eight years old and is a student of both Davis King and Almita Vamos. Qing has also been a member of Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras (WYSO) for eight years under conductor Kyle Knox.

Qing’s musical accomplishments include earning Second Place in the Chippewa Valley Concerto Competition, as well as receiving Honorable Mention in the WYSO Philharmonia Concerto Competition, Sejong Music Competition, Concord Concerto Competition, Middleton Community Concerto Competition, Milwaukee Stars of Tomorrow Competition, and the 2021 Bolz Young Artist Competition “Final Forte”, which was broadcast live on PBS Wisconsin and on Wisconsin Public Radio. Recently, Qing has won the McLellon Award at the Minnesota YPSCA Concerto Competition. Qing has had the opportunity to perform in a number of masterclasses over the years, including with violinists James Ehnes, Rachel Barton Pine, and Danbi Um.  She has also received private instruction by Naha Greenholtz.

Receiving the Award will allow Qing to cover the cost of private lessons as well as college audition travel costs. The funds will also allow her to purchase a higher quality bow that will carry her through college and into the professional field.

Listen to Qing

Show 425
Solo Violin Caprice in D Major, 'Allegretto' Opus 1, No. 20 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840)