Join us on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 2:00 pm to enjoy a performance of music for violin, cello, and piano by three graduate students at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
The program will be announced soon.
About the Artists
Violinist Yiliang Jiang’s talent was recognized early. His formal training began when he entered the elementary school of Shanghai Conservatory to study with the illustrious violin pedagogue Fang Lei.
Jiang has performed concerti with the China Philharmonic Orchestra, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. He won the top prize of the Dorothy Delay Fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival 2014. In 2018, Jiang won 4th Place in the 55th Premio Paganini International Violin Competition.
Yiliang Jiang is pursing a Master of Music at the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA, studying with chamber musician and pedagogue Donald Weilerstein.
Cellist Jeffrey Ho performs frequently in Southern California venues such as the Broad Stage, Zipper Hall, and Disney Concert Hall. He has recorded several chamber music performances thru LACMA Bing and KUSC radio with Antonio Lysy, Movses Pogossian, and Neal Stulberg. He has appeared with USC Thornton Edge, UCLA Flux, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, and the Phoenix Orchestra. He was a member of the UCLA Spikes Cello Quartet as part of the Gluck Foundation, which brought music to various parts of Southern California. Jeffrey performs as duo with his sister pianist/composer, Caroline Ho.
Jeffrey received his B.A. from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music under the tutelage of Antonio Lysy and earned his M.M with Ralph Kirshbaum at the USC Thornton School of Music. Jeffrey currently studies at the New England Conservatory with Lluis Claret. He plays on a composite late 17th-century Milanese cello and has a keen interest in violinmaking. He recently completed his first baroque cello bow.
Born in Taiwan in 1996, pianist Yun Janice Lu made her orchestral debut with the Taiwan Youth Orchestra. She has appeared in recitals as soloist in Kaohsiung City Music Hall and Jhih-De Hall in Taiwan, Europe, and North America.
An avid chamber musician, Janice has appeared at numerous music festivals, including Walnut Hill Music Festival, Academie Internationale d’Ete de Nice, PianoTexas Festival, PianoFest in the Hamptons, Music Academy of the West, Taos Chamber Music Festival, and Four Season Chamber Music Festival. At the renowned Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival in California, she studied with Clive Greensmith of the Tokyo String Quartet and with Gilbert Kalish, Glenn Dicterow, Erin Keefe, Paul Neubauer, and Wu Han.
Janice obtained her Bachelor of Music degree at California State University Fullerton School of Music under the tutelage of Ning An. Janice earned a Master of Music degree at the Yale School of Music, where she studied with Wei-Yi Yang. While at Yale, Janice was awarded the Elizabeth Parisot Prize for outstanding pianists.
Janice is currently working on her doctorate at the New England Conservatory, where she studies with Alessio Bax and Alexander Korsantia.