Fangye Sun, violin
An avid performing artist and prize winner, Fangye Sun has concertized throughout Asia and North America, appearing as a soloist with numerous orchestras. The renowned musicians whom she has collaborated with include Carl Topilow, Ralph Votapek, Anthony Elliott, Yuri Gandelsman and artists from Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. An alumna of Pacifica Music Festival and National Repertory Orchestra, Sun has been featured as concertmaster for several Michigan symphonies. During the summers, she teaches at Bay View Music Festival and holds residencies at conservatories and universities in China. Sun is Assistant Professor of Violin at Central Michigan University, and previously held a professorship at Xi’an Conservatory of Music. Her students have won national competitions and made Carnegie Hall debut performances, and alumni of her studio can be found in professional orchestras and collegiate programs in China, U.S., Germany, and Singapore. Sun received her MM and DMA from Michigan State University.