Gu Bing Jie
Fixed Chair Viola
Gu Bing Jie is currently the Fixed Chair Violist with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. She has toured all over the world performing in the most prestigious concert halls including Berlin’s Philharmonie Hall, London’s Royal Festival Hall, Munich’s Herkulessaal, Beijing’s National Centre for Performing Arts, Shanghai Oriental Concert Hall, and the Esplanade Concert Hall & Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore where the SSO is based. A graduate from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music under Zhang Manchin, Gu Bing Jie was awarded Second Prize at the YST Concerto Competition. In June 2015, she was invited to join London’s Philharmonia Orchestra for an Asian tour under Russian conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy.
Gu plays on a viola by Luigi Santamaria, Rome 1948, generously on loan from the Rin Collection.