Violinist Lun Jiang is a native of Beijing, China, and grew up in Westchester, New York. He has been a guest artist in concerts with Ruth Laredo, Isidore Cohen, Sergiu Luca, Michael Rudiakov, Glenn Dicterow, Ian Swenson, and members of the Cleveland, American, Brentano, Pacifica, Miami and Ying String Quartets, to name but a few.
Lun is a prize winner of numerous competitions, he has performed on stages in New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, San Francesco, Detroit, Dallas/Fort Worth, Washington D.C., Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong, Macau, as well as in Germany and Austria, among others. He has been invited to the Manchester, Ravinia, Great Lake, Round Top, Grand Teton and Martha's Vineyard Music Festivals.
From 2015–2017 Lun performed the complete 10 Beethoven violin sonatas with pianist Vedrana Subotic. Lun has recorded for Eroica Classical Records and Newport Classic, including the complete string quartets by Camille Saint-Saens and a solo album with twin brother Quan. Lun was a founding member of the Equinox String Quartet, which was a resident quartet at the Midori Foundation, and the Gotham Quartet, a quartet in residence at Rice University from 1999-2001. The Gotham Quartet was a top prize winner at 2000 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
Lun is a graduate of Rice University and the Manhattan School of Music; he has studied with Stanley Bednar, Isidore Cohen, Sergiu Luca and Raphael Fliegel. He has also worked with Isaac Stern, Joseph Silverstein, William Preucil, and Alexander Kerr. Lun is a member of the Utah Symphony.
Lun plays on a Tommaso Balestrieri violin, crafted in Mantua, ca.1750 and a Dominique Peccatte bow, Paris, ca.1830. He is an official endorser/spokesman of Thomastik-Infeld Strings, Vienna.
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