Ge Yang

Ge Yang

Ge Yang joined the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in 2004, and is now the Liuqin/Xiaoruan Principal. She began learning the liuqin at the age of five and joined the Flying Dragon Youth Chinese Orchestra of Shenyang City in 1993 as a soloist.

In 2000, she was admitted to the Traditional Music Department of the Central Conservatory of Music to receive advanced training in liuqin and zhongruan. During the ten years of training, she has benefited from the teaching and coaching of Wang Huiran, Wang Hongyi, Tian Moubin, Zhang Xinhua, Xu Yang, Lin Jiliang et al, and was the recipient of the People’s Scholarship (Grade A and Grade B) for ten consecutive years. She was also awarded the Fu Chengxian Memorial Scholarship and the Sumner M. Redstone Scholarship.

Ge was the recipient of two Outstanding Awards at the 1998 and 2000 Dragon’s Cup Traditional Instrumental Music Experience-sharing Contests. In 2000, she was sent by the Ministry of Culture of China to participate in the Osaka International Music Festival and received critical acclaim. She went to Hong Kong to give a performance in the same year. In 2004, she was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Music to study for a double Master’s degree in liuqin and zhongruan.