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Lun Jiang

Violin

Violinist Lun Jiang is a native of Beijing, China, and grew up in Westchester, New York. He has appeared in concerts with Paul Katz, Ruth Laredo, Glenn Dicterow, Ian Swenson and members of the Brentano, Pacifica and Ying String Quartets. Most recently, he performed at Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society with members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Lun has recorded the complete string quartets of Camille Saint-Saens for Eroica Classical Records. A new album was recently released featuring Lun and his twin brother Quan playing music of Ysaye, Rosza and Paganini. Lun was a founding member of the Equinox String Quartet and Gotham Quartet, which was a graduate quartet in residence at Rice University from 1999-2001.

The Gotham Quartet was a winner of Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, and has appeared in New York, Chicago, Houston, Detroit, Dallas-Fortworth, Indiana and North Carolina. Lun is a graduate of the Rice University and Manhattan School of Music, he has worked with Stanley Bednar, Isidore Cohen, Sergiu Luca and Raphael Fliegel. He has coached chamber music with Isaac Stern, Joseph Silverstein, Miriam Fried and members of the Guarneri, Juilliard and Tokyo String Quartets. Lun is currently a member of the Utah Symphony. He plays on a Januarius Gagliano violin made in 1780, Naples.