Ying Xue

Ying Xue, violin (Boston, MA) has won accolades on the competition stage around the world. She is the second prizewinner of the 2011 International Mozart Competition Salzburg, first prizewinner of the 2007 Corpus Christi Competition, and has won medals at the Hudson Valley, Irving M. Klein International Competition. As a soloist, she has appeared with the Camerata Salzburg, Nanning Symphony Orchestra, Jinfan Symphony Orchestra, and NEC Symphony Orchestra. Since 2018 she has been a member of the acclaimed Doric String Quartet. As well as being regular visitors to London’s Wigmore Hall, the Quartet performs at major concert halls throughout Europe including Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus and Musikverein Vienna, Konzerthaus Berlin and Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. The Quartet tours annually to the USA, and this season undertakes concerts in Australia and Japan. The Quartet also has a busy festival schedule, and has performed at the Aldeburgh, Delft, Edinburgh, Mecklenburg- Vorpommern, Risør, Schwarzenberg Schubertiade and West Cork festivals. The Doric quartet records exclusively for Chandos Records, with recent releases including the complete Britten Quartets, works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, and Brett Dean, as well as its continuing series of Haydn string quartets. Prior to joining the Doric String Quartet, Ying was a member of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. During her tenure, the Parker Quartet served as Blogett Quartet-in-Residence at Harvard University, and also Quartet-in-Residence at the University of South Carolina. Ying has also collaborated with Donald Weilerstein, András Schiff, Pamela Frank, Kim Kashkashian, and Gidon Kremer, among many others. She has been engaged by the Kronberg Chamber Music, Caramoor, and Ravinia festivals, as well as the Winter Chamber Festival in Israel. Ying is a Professor of violin and chamber music at the Royal Academy of Music. Previously, she was a faculty member for Harvard University’s Department of Music. She received B.M. and M.M. degrees under the tutelage of Donald Weilerstein and Miriam Fried as the recipient of the Irene M. Stare Presidential Scholarship at the New England Conservatory, and served as the teaching assistant of Donald Weilerstein. She continued her musical studies with Heime Müller at the Musikhochschule Lübeck.