Ying Xue

Ying Xue, violin (Boston, MA), is an accomplished and versatile soloist and chamber musician, who has won accolades on the competition stage worldwide. As a soloist, Ying has appeared with the Camerata Salzburg, Nanning Symphony Orchestra, Jinfan Symphony Orchestra, and the NEC Symphony Orchestra. She is a prizewinner of the International Mozart Competition and the Corpus Christi Competition. She has also won medals at the Hudson Valley String Competition and Irving M. Klein International Competition. A passionate chamber musician, Ying has collaborated with artists of international acclaim including Donald Weilerstein, András Schiff, Pamela Frank, Kim Kashkashian, and Gidon Kremer and many others. She has been engaged by the Kronberg Chamber Music Academy and the Caramoor, Ravinia and Yellow Barn Music festivals.

Born in Urumqi, China, Ying began studying violin at age four. At eighteen, she moved to Boston, as the recipient of the Irene M. Stare Presidential Scholarship at the New England Conservatory, where she earned B.M. and M.M. degrees under the tutelage of Donald Weilerstein and Miriam Fried. In 2018, Ying joined the Doric Quartet as their second violinist. From 2013-18 she was the second violinist in the Parker String Quartet, and served as a faculty member at Harvard University and University of South Carolina. Past Yellow Barn musician (2006, 2010)