2017 Round Top Music FestivalViola
Kansas City, Missouri
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Violist Wendy Hui-yi Kao grew up in Taiwan, and started her musical training at age nine. She received her Bachelor's degree from the Natioanl Sun Yat-sen University where her mentor was violist Tomizawa Naoko, and went abroad to study under Che-Hung Chen at Temple Unviersity for her Master's and graduated in 2014, where she was a graudate assistant for the Music Preparatory Program. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate under the tutelage of Scott Lee at the Unviersity of Missouri - Kansas City. She has attended masterclasses with musicians and groups such as the Orion String Quartet, Violists Hung-Wei Huang, Massimo Paris, Wing Ho and Yizhak Schotten, as well as festivals around the world, including the Eastern Viola Music Festival, the Euro Music Festival and the Montecito International Music Festival, among others.