The Players

Dindin Wang

Dindin Jingyi Wang studied in Melbourne for 6 years with Fintan Murphy before moving in 2019 to the USA to study with Margaret Batjer at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, where she was a Kohl scholar. Dindin was a member of the Melbourne String Ensemble for four years, performing as leader, concerto soloist and participating in masterclasses with players such as Dale Bartrop, concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony.

Dindin has been a prize winner in several awards. These include the 2019 Melbourne Recital Centre Bach Competition Richard Mills First Prize and the 2018 Australian Kendall National Violin Competition. In February 2019, Dindin was invited to play at the 3MBS Dvorak Marathon and she was selected to participate in the 2019 Morningside Music Bridge on a full scholarship.

Apart from playing the violin, Dindin also enjoys reading, running, and listening to music.

Dandan Wang

Dandan Jingfei Wang studied with Fintan Murphy in Melbourne for 6 years before moving to the USA in 2019 where she studied with Margaret Batjer at the Colburn School in Los Angeles and was a Kohl scholar. Dandan was also a member of the Melbourne String Ensemble for four years performing as a leader, concerto soloist and participating in masterclasses with players such as Dale Bartrop, concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony.

Dandan has won several awards for her violin performance. She was a finalist in the 2016 Melbourne Recital Centre Bach Competition, the winner of the 2017 Melbourne Recital Centre Bach Competition Australian Bach Society award and the winner of the 2018 Melbourne Recital Centre Bach Competition Richard Mills First prize. Dandan was a semi-finalist of the 2018 Kendall National violin competition. She was also a finalist in the 2018 Preston Youth concerto competition and the Hephzibah Menuhin Award. Her hobbies are running, cycling and reading.