Cleveland Institute of Music - A.D.
Yale School of Music - M.M.
California State University - B.M.
Taiwanese-American violinist Solomon Liang is currently a member of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra and the principal second violinist of Canton Symphony Orchestra. He regularly performs with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and was a part of their 3x GRAMMY nominated album, Bruckner Symphony No.9. Solomon has also performed with The Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Opera. In summer of 2012, Solomon served as concertmaster under Christoph Eschenbach at the Salzburg Festival with the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra.
Solomon has performed at chamber music festivals such as Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Banff Centre, Robert Mann String Quartet Institute, Perlman Music Program and Caroga Lake Music Festival. His quartets held residencies at Banff International String Quartet Competition and Interlochen Summer Arts Academy, and studied with renowned groups such as Emerson, Brentano, Tokyo, Cleveland, Artis and American Quartets. Solomon was recently featured as a soloist with Holland Symphony, Canton Symphony and Earth and Air String Ensemble, where his performance of Mendelssohn’s Double Concerto was described by ClevelandClassical.com as “musical sophistication that many musicians can only hope to achieve.”
As a teacher, Solomon was a faculty at Interlochen Summer Arts Academy in 2014 and 2015, where he taught private lessons, studio classes, high school advance string quartet program and performed in faculty recitals. Solomon was awarded Dr. Bennett Levine Memorial Award in Chamber Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he also earned his Artist Diploma in Violin Performance. He also earned degrees from Yale School of Music and California State University, Long Beach. Solomon’s principal teachers include Stephen Rose, Syoko Aki, Linda Rose, Peter Salaff and the Cavani String Quartet. He currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.