Jian Shang : Violin and Viola

Born in China, Jian Shang studied at Shenyang Conservatory of Music for middle and high school. He was the principal chair of the middle school orchestra in China and won first place at Shenyang Teenage Music competition. Jian pursued his undergraduate degree for music performance in Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, studying with Zhen Su. After one year in college, he got the principal position in China Youth Orchestra and performed in many prestigious venues. Then he moved to America to study with professor Zoran Jakovcic and got his Artist Diploma and Master's degree with full scholarship at Schwob School of music.