Tianyun Jia is a multiple award-winning violinist and avid chamber musician hailing from China. She has made frequent guest solo appearances with numerous symphony orchestras all over the world. Jia has also won prizes in many renowned international competitions. She received her early formal training in Shanghai, where she rapidly rose through the schools affiliated with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Jia subsequently moved to London to pursue her studies at the Royal Academy of Music in 2008, earning her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. She is currently continuing her studies as a Starling Fellow at the USC Thornton School of Music under the tutelage of Midori Goto.
Tianyun Jia has given several solo recitals at prestigious venues, such as London’s Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room in the Southbank Centre, and Singapore’s Victoria Concert Hall. In her native China, she has performed as soloist in Shanghai Concert Hall and Beijing Concert Hall. In recent seasons, she has made solo appearances with the Qingdao Symphony Orchestra and the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra.
Jia studied in London with György Pauk and won scholarships from the London Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund, from the City of London’s Worshipful Company of Musicians, the Hattori Foundation, and the Ruggiero Ricci Foundation. She was awarded Second Prize in the 2011 Third China Violin Competition, which was held in Qingdao. She has participated in masterclasses led by Midori Goto, Maxim Vengerov, Thomas Brandis, Ruggiero Ricci, Aaron Rosand, and with the Emerson and Tokyo string quartets. Tianyun Jia is currently a faculty member of the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music in Hangzhou, China. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since September 2017.