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Conductor, Violinist


Jie Yang, conductor, violinist, violist, and educator. Music director and Violin Professor of Nanshan Conservatory, Yantai, Shandong, China. Artistic director and founder of Greater Boston Asian American Youth symphony Orchestra which encourages community involvement and cultural awareness between the Western and Asian music traditions through outreach performances. As an activist and educator who is deeply committed to furthering community connection and educational goals, he founded the Lexington String Academy to champion collaboration, arts leadership, and creativity in youth JieYang served as the Concertmaster of Dailan Symphony Orchestra and Liaoning Symphony Orchestra in China. He has appeared in recitals at Carnegie Hall, Jordan Hall, Pickman Hall, Koger Center for the Arts, and Royal Palace Danube, Hungary. He has conducted and performed in China, Europe, and North America. He received his Bachelor Degree in Violin Performance from Shenyang Conservatory, China, Master’s Degree in Violin Performance majoring, viola, minor, and Graduate Performance Diploma from Bard College, Longy School of Music. A Doctoral of Master in Art, DMA in Orchestral Conducting from University of South Carolina. Jie has studied with renowned artists and legendary violinists: Eric Rosenblith, Roman Totenberg, Emmuel Borok.  He also studied Viola with Patricia McCarty.


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