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Violin
San Diego Symphony

A Chinese native, violinist Jing Yan's musical talent has taken her throughout China, Europe and the United States. Encouraged by her parents (whose own music careers were interrupted by the "Cultural Revolution”), Ms. Yan began playing violin at age seven. She later on entered Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music and continued her studies with a full scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Ms. Yan also holds a Performance Diploma from Indiana University.As a chamber and orchestra musician, Jing Yan has performed in the Royal Albert, the Queen Elizabeth, Chicago Symphony and Beijing Concert Halls, and has played with orchestras including Beijing Symphony, London Philharmonic, New World Symphony and Chicago Civic Orchestra. She is the winner of the 1st Neimeng Violin Competition, Winifred solo competition and the "Royal Academy Soloist" award in 1999 and 2001. Ms. Yan won a position with the San Diego Symphony in 2005 and also performs in both the San Diego Chamber Orchestra and California Chamber Orchestra.
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