Ashley Ng, Violin
Minnesota violinist Dr. Ashley Ng is a freelance musician and music teacher based in the Twin Cities. Serving as the Associate Principal Second Violinist with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Concertmaster of the Minnetonka Symphony Orchestra, Ashley enjoys performing in orchestral and chamber music ensembles throughout the Midwest. She is a member of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra as well as a substitute musician with La Crosse Symphony Orchestra and the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra in Minneapolis. Ashley is a founding member and marketing director for the 10th Wave Chamber Collective, a new-music ensemble bringing contemporary classical music to a wider audience across the Twin Cities. Ashley is also a founding member of the Stone Arch String Quartet that enjoys performing for weddings and special events.
In addition to performing, Ashley is proud to be a faculty member of the MacPhail Center for Music where she began her musical studies as an 8 year old. Ashley is involved both as a private teacher as well as working with group classes through MacPhail’s School Partnerships programs. She helped create an after-school private lesson program at Roseville Area High School in 2017 that provides affordable music lessons as well as scholarship for students in 9th-12th grade. Ashley has also been a faculty member at Yinghua Academy’s Music Conservatory, Roseville Summer Orchestra Camp, and Mounds View Schools Summer Orchestra.
Ashley attended The Boston Conservatory (BM '11), Boston University (MM '13), and graduated with her Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Minnesota in 2017. Her former teachers include Young Nam Kim, Lucia Lin, Lynn Chang, and Cheryl Stewart.