Meet Vega String Quartet. Vega will be our Guest Artist for Program Nine, on August 25 & 27.
The Vega String Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at Emory University, is cultivating a new generation of chamber music lovers through dynamic performances and innovative community engagement.
Members are violinist Emily Daggett Smith*, violinist Jessica Shuang Wu, violist Joseph Skerik, and cellist Guang Wang. *Kneisel Hall alumna.
Vega has won numerous international awards, including at the Bordeaux String Quartet Competition, as well as top prizes from the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, the Carmel Chamber Music Competition, and the National Society of Arts and Letters String Quartet Competition. They tour throughout Asia, Europe, and North America and have appeared at Weill Hall and Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, Bargemusic, and Duke Hall at the Royal Academy of Music, London. The members of the Vega Quartet collaborate with some of the world’s finest musicians including Eliot Fisk, Christopher O’Riley, William Preucil, Richard Stoltzman, Robert Spano, Charles Wadsworth, and the Eroica Trio. They also commission, premiere, and record works by leading composers.