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Title: About Jiebing

Life in Pictures: Success in China

13 years of solo performance in the Navy left Jiebing a well-known master soloist, but she felt a need for a deeper, broader musical background. In 1984 Jiebing left the Chinese Navy (with the rank of Major) for the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. At the Conservatory she studied classical Chinese music, western music, including history and theory.

Jiebing continued her performance career, continuing to win awards and gaining in fame throughout China. In 1985 she began her international career, touring Australia, Europe and Asia as a soloist.

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Jiebing (circled in the large version) in an Erhu master class. Jiebing outside her Conservatory dormitory. A magazine cover pose from 1984.
Another magazine cover pose from 1986. Rehearsing with the Shanghai Chamber Orchestra. Rehearsing in 1988.
Jiebing being congratulated by the composer Chen Gang, after performing one of Gang's works. Jiebing with Wong Yi , her Erhu teacher during her time at the Conservatory.

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Double Concerto for Erhu and Violin

by Gang Situ

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Moon Reflecting on Er Chuan Spring

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