Known for her artistry, violinist Anne Ku is an up and coming orchestral and chamber musician, as well as a dedicated teacher. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Anne’s goal in music is to inspire the next generation of classical musicians.
A native of Taiwan, Anne has received numerous prizes and honors, including First Prize in the Temple University Preparatory Concerto Competition and the South Orange Symphony Young Artists Competition. She was also a finalist in the 2007 Philadelphia Orchestra Greenfield Competition. Anne has soloed with many orchestras, including the South Orange Symphony and Temple University Orchestra. In 2011, she performed the Barber Violin Concerto with the National Repertory Orchestra under the baton of JoAnn Falletta.
A lover of chamber music, Anne has attended chamber music festivals such as Taos School of Music and Kneisel Hall. Throughout her studies at Juilliard, she frequently appeared in Juilliard’s annual ChamberFest. Anne will be participating in the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop this summer.
Anne served as Assistant Concertmaster in the 2011 National Repertory Orchestra. She has also played in the New York String Orchestra Seminar and the Aspen Festival Orchestra. An avid teacher, Anne has been teaching a studio of nine students in her hometown of Princeton, New Jersey since 2012. She will be expanding her studio in the coming year. Anne received a BM from The Juilliard School and will be graduating with a Master’s degree later this May. Her teachers include Catherine Cho, Jason DePue, Robert Mann, Nicholas Mann, and Philip Setzer.