Australian violinist Wen Zhu was born in China and began learning violin at age five.
She was awarded a full scholarship to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing before moving to Australia, where she has studied at AIM, Tasmanian Conservatory of Music and the Sydney Conservatorium.
Wen Zhu has appeared in the ABC’s Sunday Live series, performing as a recitalist as well as in duo and trio combinations with the Australian Institute of Music Ensemble. She has recorded for ABC FM and 2MBS FM radio stations in live-performance broadcasts as well as studio recorded recitals.
Wen has more than 25 years’ experience in music performance and teaching. She has conducted a large number of ensembles including the Australian Institute String Ensemble and the South Sydney Chamber Orchestra.
In January 2017 she was invited to the Qingyuan International Music Festival in China where she was on the panel for the International Violin Competition during the festival.