Musical Studies, Staff Pianist
Praised by the New York Times as "a fiery musician," pianist Qing Jiang is emerging as a unique artist, who works passionately to reach others with her pursuits as a performer, teacher, and arts advocate. As a soloist, she has performed across the United States and China in Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Jordan Hall, Steinway Hall, Isabella Gardner Museum, and Central Conservatory in Beijing; at Music@Menlo, the Steans Institute at Ravinia, Yellow Barn, the Perlman Music Program, and the Aspen Music Festival. A passionate chamber musician, Ms. Jiang has collaborated with notable artists and ensembles including Itzhak Perlman, Donald Weilerstein, Roger Tapping, Bonnie Hampton, and the Chameleon Arts Ensemble.
A native of Zhenjiang, China, Ms. Jiang gave her American debut recital at Arizona State University at age 17 and was subsequently offered a four-year Regents' Scholarship. A recipient of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke national scholarship, Ms. Jiang received her Master of Music in piano performance from the Juilliard School and D.M.A. in piano performance from New England Conservatory. Her principal teachers are Wha-kyung Byun, Robert McDonald, Caio Pagano, and Shuxing Zhen. Ms. Jiang served as the coordinator of the secondary piano program at New England Conservatory from 2008-2011 and she has taught as Piano and Chamber Music Faculty at the conservatory’s preparatory school since 2010. In 2012 she joined the Piano Faculty at the Yellow Barn Young Artist Program.
Ms. Jiang joined the Curtis Institute of Music as musical studies faculty and staff accompanist in 2012.