Rebecca Tang was born in Hong Kong and she started playing the piano at the age of five. She later continued her musical exploration with violin and finally picked up the viola at the age of fifteen. She won various scholarships and received her Bachelor of Music degree in Viola Performance from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where she studied with Andrew Ling, the principal violist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. She has participated in masterclasses with Roberto Diaz, Paul Neubaumer, Che-yen Brian Chen, Roland Glassl, and Daniel Foster.
Rebecca has also had significant orchestra experiences. In the past, she worked as the principal violist at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra, and the Indiana University Summer Philharmonic Orchestra in 2018. She participated in the Asian Youth Orchestra in 2014, and the Pacific Music Festival in 2019. Moreover, she worked as tutti violist in the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic in 2018 and 2019.
Rebecca completed her master’s degree in Viola Performance at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University under the tutelage of Professor Atar Arad. She is now a freelance violist in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Rebecca Tang debuts at PRISM Chamber Music Festival in 2019, with NOVA Ensemble in works by Dohnányi, Crusell and Nielsen.