Yiliang Jiang, violin (Wuxi, China), is in his first year of the Graduate Diploma with Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory of Music. Yiliang won 4th Place in the 55th Premio Paganini International Violin Competition, and won the top prize of the Dorothy Delay Fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival. In May 2013, Yiliang won 2nd Place in the Adults Group of the Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition. Since 2011, Yiliang has collaborated with the China Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, among others.
Yiliang will provide a masterclass (open to the public) on May 1st at Connecticut College, and will perform with the Thames Valley Youth Symphony at this year’s spring concert on May 22.