Ethan Wang

Ethan Wang


John Burroughs School

Ethan Wang is currently a sophomore at John Burroughs School. He joins the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra for the first time in the 2016/2017 season. In previous years, Ethan played in the Young People’s Concert Orchestra and the Young People’s Symphony Orchestra at the Community Music School of Webster University. He has also played in All-Suburban and Metro 8 Honor Bands, and was Principal Horn for the 2017 All-State Orchestra.

Ethan started playing the horn in sixth grade.  He is indebted to his wonderful teachers, Thomas Jöstlein and John Thomas, for helping him develop and mature as a horn player. He is also extremely thankful for his parents, who encourage and support him in his endeavors, both musical and non-musical.

Outside of music, Ethan enjoys a variety of activities. He plays varsity golf for John Burroughs, and writes for the school newspaper. Additionally, Ethan is a member his school’s Science Olympiad team and participates in math competitions. In his free time, Ethan likes to go fishing, cook, attend St. Louis Symphony concerts, and play table tennis with his brother and father.