Canadian violinist Angela Ryu began her musical studies at the age of five with Daphne Hughes in New Denver, BC. In 2009, she moved to Calgary, AB to further pursue her violin studies with William van der Sloot at the Mount Royal Conservatory.
Currently, Ms. Ryu is pursuing her Bachelor of Music degree, under Paul Kantor at Rice University, Shepherd School of Music. Ms. Ryu has performed for renowned artists such as James Ehnes, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Pinchas Zuckerman, Mauricio Fuks, Midori, and Mihaela Martin. She has participated in summer festivals such as Morningside Music Bridge, the Orford Music Academy, the Meadowmount School of Music, and the NAC Young Artists Program.
Angela received first prize at the 2019 Shean Strings Competition and has also received fellowships from the Aspen Music Festival and School and the Colorado College Summer Music Festival. Angela was named one of CBC’s “30 Hot Classical Musicians Under 30” in 2019.
Angela Ryu attends the 2021 TSM Academy courtesy of the Jerry & Joan Lozinski Fellowship.