Xu Jue Yi
Xu Jueyi has performed regularly in China and Singapore as a soloist and chamber musician. In May 2008, she joined the Singapore Symphony Orchestra as a violinist. Jueyi was appointed concertmaster of the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra where she worked with Maestro Riccardo Muti and the concertmaster of Vienna Philharmonic in July 2007, and has been invited back to join their 2008 season. She won 2nd prize in the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Concerto Competition in 2006.Her experience in international competitions includes participating in the 9th Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in Helsinki, Finland in 2005 and the 51st Niccolò Paganini Violin Competition in Genova, Italy in 2006.
Jueyi started violin practice when she was six, and at the age of eight became a pupil of renowned violin professor, Zhang Shi-xiang. From 1994 to 2003, she studied at the primary and middle schools affiliated to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music with Zheng Qing and Zheng Shi-sheng. From 2004 to 2008, she was a violin major student under full scholarship at Singapore's Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, studying under Qian Zhou, Head of Strings Department and graduating with a Bachelor's Degree of Music (First Class Honours) in Violin Performance.
Jueyi has performed with a number of chamber orchestras and symphony orchestras and attended masterclasses with world-famous performers. In 2002, she performed with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music Youth Symphony Orchestra on a tour to the United States.
Jueyi plays on the 1706 "Ex-Tradolini" Stradivarius from the Rin Collection.