BIOGRAPHY: XiaoXiao Qian, violin

BIOGRAPHY: XiaoXiao Qian, violin 2014-06-27T15:04:59+00:00

XiaoXiao-QiangXiaoxiao Qiang has been a top prizewinner in many national and international competitions, including Second Prize in the 2011 Schmidbauer International Young Artist Competition, First Prize in the 2011 Ruth Burr String Competition, the Violin Performance Award in the 2009 Corpus Christi International String Competition, and the Third Prize of the Tuesday Musical Club String Competition in San Antonio.In 2010 she was one of only 40 violinists invited to compete in the Eighth Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.

Miss Qiang has collaborated as a chamber musician with renowned artists such as the Tokyo String Quartet, Cho-Liang Lin, Kyoko Takezawa, Robert McDuffie, Augustin Hadelich, and Jian Wang.
Along with her successes as a soloist, Miss Qiang is also an experienced and accomplished orchestral musician. She has performed with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and the Houston Symphony Orchestra, and was a member of Singapore Festival Orchestra during her studies in Singapore. In 2011 she joined the First Violin Section of the St. Louis Symphony.

Joshua serves as Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music where he teaches a select number of private cello students and coaches chamber music.

Xiaoxiao Qiang last performed for La Jolla Music Society in SummerFest 2011.