Ah Ling Neu, Viola
Ah Ling Neu, violist, born in Japan of Chinese parents, studied at the San Francisco Conservatory with Gennady Kleyman and in Holland with Nobuko Imai. Ms. Neu's performances throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia include the Marlboro Festival, Chamber Music/West, Tanglewood, the International Musicians' Seminar in England, the Spoleto Festival (Italy and the USA), the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Germany, and Chamber Music at the Y in New York City.
A former member of the San Francisco Symphony and the Ridge String Quartet, she is presently a member of the Westchester Philharmonic, principal violist of the Brandenburg Ensemble, assistant principal of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and performs frequently with St. Luke's Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, and American Composers Orchestra. Her recent chamber music appearances include the Barge Music, the Manchester Music Festival, the North Country Chamber Players and the Bridgehampton Music Festival. In addition to teaching viola and chamber music at Columbia University, Ms. Neu, an avid chamber musician, has participated in six Musicians from Marlboro tours and was a member of the New York Philomusica Chamber Ensemble for nearly twenty years.