described as "a musician of bold virtuosity with captivating access and noble elegance" (Die Welt) and "a force to be reckoned with" (New York Times), 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. Winner of multiple accolades and awards including the Stradivarius International Violin Competition, Schoenfeld International String Competition, Grand Prize of the American Fine Arts National Competition, Grand Prize at the Vancouver International Music Competition, 1st Prize of the American Music Talent Competition, and 1st and Special Prize at the International Moscow Music Competition. Miclen has performed in over 60 countries and has recorded numerous CD's on both Sony RCA Red Seal, Naxos and more. Miclen has performed with numerous orchestras and has had solo recitals in halls such as Carnegie Hall, Vienna Musikverein, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Elbphlharmonie in Hamburg, Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, and many more. He has had the privilege to work with international artists such as Ivry Gitlis, Janos Starker, Lawrence Dutton, Gerhard Schulz, Robert McDuffie, Irvine Arditti, and Peter Serkin. His primary mentors include Ida Bieler, Charles Castleman, Ruggiero Ricci, Aaron Rosand, Alice Schoenfeld, and Linda Rose. Currently, Miclen resides in Cologne, Germany and Vienna, Austria and was the teaching assistant of renowned violinist Ida Bieler whom he completed his Konzertexamen degree with at the Robert Schumann Hochschule. He is currently studying with Boris Kuschnir at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz and is the Artistic Director of the Miesbach Kammermusikfestival.