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Title: About Jiebing

Life in Pictures

Jiebing as a child

Childhood
When Jiebing was four years old, the Chinese Cultural Revolution began. The future looked very uncertain. Jiebing's father believed that children who learn music become strong in character: so he decided that the children should study music. Read more ...



Jiebing in the Chinese navy

In the Navy
During the Cultural Revolution, the only professional music groups were the military orchestras. When Jiebing was nine years old, the Chinese Navy held auditions for orchestra members. Although the Navy's minimum age was 18, Jiebing's father had her audition. Read more ...



Jiebing: success in China

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. Read more ...



The U.S., International Success and Jazz
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Jiebing in the U.S.

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Double Concerto for Erhu and Violin

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Moon Reflecting on Er Chuan Spring

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Click here for an introductory lesson in holding and bowing the erhu.

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