Kuo Wei-Ting



A leading member of the Asian Youth Orchestra’s viola section from 1999 to 2001 and a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 2014 and assistant principal violist Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra from 2011 to 2014, Taiwanese native Kuo Wei-Ting returns to AYO this summer as a member of AYO’s  distinguished artist-faculty.


Kuo Wei-Ting came to the United States at age 24. While a student in the US , he was invited to the Taos Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, and Verbier Festival Academy. He was selected as a finalist for the 2008 Primrose International Viola Competition; he also was a prize winner at the 2009 Tokyo International Viola Competition, where he received a special prize for best interpretation.