Victor Wang joined the Charlotte Symphony as principal flute in 2016, and he has since been regularly featured as a soloist with the orchestra. In 2017, Victor received First Prize at the National Flute Association's Young Artist Competition. Victor’s orchestral work outside of the CSO has included concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and The Orchestra Now. During the summers, Wang has performed at the Tanglewood, Colorado College, Texas, Atlantic, Norfolk, and Bard music festivals. Originally from Rochester, New York, Wang began his flute studies at the Eastman Community Music School. He went on to earn a Master of Music in flute performance and a Bachelor of Sciences in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from Yale University. His primary teachers include Elizabeth Mann (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra), Ransom Wilson (Yale School of Music) and Lorna McGhee (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra).