AH LING NEU
The violist Ah Ling Neu was born in Japan of Chinese parents, and studied at the San Francisco Conservatory with Gennady Kleyman and in Holland with Nobuko Imai. Her performances throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia include the Marlboro Festival, Chamer Music/West, Tanglewood, the International Musicians’ Seminar in England, the Spoleto Festival in Italy and in the United States, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Germany, and Chamber Music at the Y in New York City. A former member of the San Francisco Symphony and the Ridge String Quartet, she is presently Principal Violist of the Brandenburg Ensemble and Assistant Principal of the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra. She also performs frequently with various orchestras in New York City, including St. Luke’s Orchestra, the American Symphony Orchestra and American Composers Orchestra. In addition to teaching viola at Columbia University, she is an avid chamber musician, and has participated in six Musicians from Marlboro tours and was a member of the New York Philomusica Chamber Ensemble for almost twenty years.