Alpharetta, GA, February 05, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Atlanta’s premier music school, William Pu Music Academy (WPMA), announced founders William Pu and Amy Chang received the Who’s Who in Asian American Communities (WWAAC) Spotlight Award. They will be interviewed on February 17, 2019 by WWAAC as part of the award process.
The WWAAC Alliance Foundation (http://wwaac.com) is an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization created to recognize the accomplishments of Asian Americans and activities accomplished in the Asian-American community. The foundation has gained national prominence with their annual Who’s Who in Asian American Communities Awards Ceremony.
Mr. Pu and his wife, Ms. Chang, will be spotlighted by WWAAC for their achievements. Since they founded WPMA (https://wpmusicacademy.com) in 2014, they have brought some of the best classical musicians together in the Atlanta community and helped their students succeed in their auditions for various events. Under their direction, WPMA is known for the unmatched teaching expertise of their faculty on both solo and orchestral repertories. WPMA is one of the most in-demand music institutions in northern metro Atlanta.
Mr. Pu is a distinguished Chinese-American violinist. Prior to founding WPMA, Mr. Pu served as the Assistant Concertmaster for the Houston Symphony Orchestra and the Associate Concertmaster for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for 25 years. He is the National Winner of the 1990 Music Teachers National Association Competition (MTNA) and has received several awards in national and international competitions. He has been featured as a soloist on many occasions, and collaborated with distinguished artists such as Robert Spano, Christoph Eschenbach, Yo-Yo Ma, Lang Lang, and Itzhak Perlman.
Ms. Chang is a distinguished violinist who was a member of the Houston Ballet Orchestra, the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, and performed frequently with the Houston Symphony Orchestra. After moving to Atlanta in 2003, she performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Opera Orchestra, where she served as Acting Viola Principle, and as a member of the viola section of the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra. She was a winner of the Taiwan National Music Competition and has performed in several festivals and numerous chamber music concerts.
Mr. Pu and Ms. Chang continue to raise the bar in music education within the community. In 2016, they founded a premium summer youth ensemble that provides professional orchestra training and performance opportunities for young musicians. Recently, they collaborated with Mrs. Wei Lin to co-found the Atlanta Festival Academy, a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization that will host a nine-day classical music institute in July 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.
About WP Music Academy
WPMA is Atlanta’s premier music academy that offers private and group lessons to K-12 students. Located in the North Fulton area, WP Music Academy provides students with opportunities to study with some of the best musicians in Atlanta and helps them reach their highest potential in music. Their distinguished faculty and convenient location make WPMA one of the most in-demand music institutions in northern metro Atlanta. To learn more about WPMA, visit https://wpmusicacademy.com.