Violinist Miclen LaiPang is quickly establishing himself as one of the most exciting and versatile artists of his generation and has earned global recognition as a soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster, and teacher. A rave review by the New York Times said that Miclen is “a force to be reckoned with…” while German newspaper Die Welt said he is “a musician of daring virtuosity with gripping access and noble elegance”.
Miclen has performed in over 50 countries and has won multiple awards, including the Stradivarius International Violin Competition, Schoenfeld International String Competition, Grand Prize of the American Fine Arts National Competition, 1st Prize of the American Music Talent Competition, and 1st and Special Prize at the International Moscow Music Competition. Miclen has recorded numerous CD’s on both Sony RCA Red Seal and Naxos with the most recent one released in November 2020 featuring a transcribed Beethoven Kreutzer Sonata for Violin and Strings. He has appeared in festivals including IMS Prussia Cove, Rome Chamber Music Festival, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, Verbier Festival, and the Castleman Quartet Program.
His primary mentors include Ruggiero Ricci, Charles Castleman, and Alice Schoenfeld. Currently, Miclen resides in Cologne, Germany and is the teaching assistant of renowned violinist Ida Bieler while completing his post-graduate Konzertexamen at the Robert Schumann Hochschule and further studies at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz with Boris Kuschnir in September of this year.