Pei-Ju Wu

PeiJuWuViolinist Pei-Ju Wu, a native of Taipei, Taiwan, has established a performance career as an active chamber and orchestral musician. She joined the first violin section of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra in 2013 and is a member of the Des Moines Metro Opera. Prior to moving to Birmingham, Pei-Ju was a member of the San Antonio Symphony, and performed frequently with the Houston Grand Opera, Fort Worth Symphony and Dallas Chamber Symphony. In 2010, Pei-Ju co-founded a chamber music ensemble, Quartus Chamber Players, which focused on collaborating with local artists and educational outreach through music. She was a member of the Hall Ensemble while living in Fort Worth, Texas, and performed frequently with other Texas chamber music groups, such as Aperio, Music of the Americas, Virtuoso String Quartet, Mount Vernon Music and Ensemble 75. Pei-Ju studied with Kathleen Winkler, Roman Totenberg, Shirley Givens and Rodney Friend, and received her degrees from Boston University and Rice University. Pei-Ju is a registered Suzuki violin instructor and has studied the Suzuki methods with Ed Kreitman.