Artist Bio

Wu Jie, violin

Violinist Wu Jie has garnered unprecedented international success as both a chamber and solo musician. She cofounded the Escher String Quartet in 2005 and played with that ensemble until 2012. From 2013 to 2016, Wu Jie taught many violin and viola students in Manhattan School of Music’s Precollege Division, and many of her students are now in prestigious schools such as the Curtis Institute of Music, Yale, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her main teachers include Pinchas Zukerman, Patinka Kopec, Eleonora Turovsky, Lei Fang, and Robert Mann. In 2012, Wu Jie married Escher String Quartet violist Pierre Lapointe and they now have a lovely son named Arthur. 

2019–2020 Music@Menlo Appearances