Praised by the New York Times as a “fiery musician” whose playing is “vigorous and passionate,” pianist Qing Jiang is emerging as a unique and versatile artist. As a soloist, Ms. Jiang has performed to acclaim across the United States and abroad, including concerts in Alice Tully Hall, Weill Hall, Jordan Hall, Gardner Museum, LACMA, and the Beijing Conservatory. She has soloed with the Aspen Music Festival Orchestra, Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, the Arizona State University Orchestra, among others; appeared at many festivals including Yellow Barn, Ravinia, Music@Menlo, Britten-Pears Young Artist Program, Christian Tetzlaff’s Carnegie Professional Training Workshop, Perlman Music Program, and Aspen Music festival.
Dynamic as a chamber musician, Ms. Jiang has collaborated with notable artists as Itzhak Perlman, Donald Weilerstein, Anthony Marwood, Gilbert Kalish, Roger Tapping, Natasha Brofsky, and Paul Watkins. Equally experienced with contemporary music, she has worked closely with composers Brett Dean, Jennifer Higdon, Stephen Coxe, Daniel Temkin, and David Ludwig. Born in China, Ms. Jiang gave her American debut at age 17. She was a Jack Kent Cooke National Arts Scholar, and a finalist for the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award. Ms. Jiang holds degrees from Arizona State University (BM), Juilliard (MM), and New England Conservatory (DMA), studying with Caio Pagano, Robert McDonald, Patricia Zander, and Wha-kyung Byun. Committed to education, Ms. Jiang has taught piano and chamber music at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and the Yellow Barn Young Artist Program, and served as musical studies faculty and staff pianist at the Curtis Institute of Music.