Qing Jiang

Qing Jiang

Piano

Chinese-born pianist QING JIANG enjoys a diverse career in solo, chamber and contemporary music.  She has appeared in Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Jordan Hall, and Steinway Hall, and has also performed in the UK’s Snape Maltings Hall as a concerto soloist with Oliver Knussen and the Britten-Pears Orchestra.  Ms. Jiang has been featured at numerous festivals, including Aldeburgh, Yellow Barn, Ravinia, the Perlman Music Program, Music@Menlo, Chamber Music Northwest, and Aspen.  She has performed with Itzhak Perlman, Donald Weilerstein, Anthony Marwood, Natasha Brofsky, and Gil Kalish, as well as with the Shanghai Quartet, the Parker Quartet, and individual members of the Emerson, Juilliard, and Kronos quartets.  She is also a strong advocate of contemporary music, and has worked directly with leading composers Jennifer Higdon, Colin Matthews, Jörg Widmann, and others. Ms. Jiang is currently a Professor of Music at Bucknell University where she directs the piano program and the Bucknell Piano Series. Previously, she taught at New England Conservatory, the NEC Preparatory School, the Curtis Institute of Music, and Yellow Barn’s Young Artist Program. Ms. Jiang was the first Chinese-born recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke National Arts Scholarship.  She is a graduate of Arizona State University, Juilliard School, and New England Conservatory, under the tutelage of Caio Pagano, Robert McDonald, Wha-kyung Byun, and the late Patricia Zander. She will be on campus the last three weeks of the season.