Wen Wu – Woodwinds
Wen Wu teaches woodwinds at Desert Ridge Music Academy. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in clarinet performance at Arizona State University. She achieved a Bachelor of Music degree at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and a Master of Music degree at Arizona State University.
Wen is not only a clarinetist, but also fluently doubles saxophones and flutes. She is an active performer in the Phoenix metro area, playing regularly with local theatres and a variety of other local ensembles. She is well-versed in performing and teaching different styles of music including classical, contemporary, klezmer and jazz.
Wen is an active clinician/teacher; teaching at the Mt. Rushmore Music Camp since 2010; private instrumental instructor to all ages in both Aberdeen, South Dakota and Phoenix, Arizona; guest artist/clinician at Northern State University and Thunderbird High School, and many more. Shengwen was featured as a soloist with the ASU clarinet choir (Clarizona) in multiple performances, including the 2016 International Clarinet Festival in Lawrence, Kansas.