Yu Jing

Associate Principal Cello

Yu Jing was born in Sichuan, China and started playing the cello from the age of 8. After studying at the Shanghai Conservatory, she departed for further studies at the Berlin University of Fine Arts in Germany with Markuo Nyikos and graduated with honours in 1991. She was Principal Cellist with the Radio Youth Orchestra (Berlin) and was a member of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Yu Jing was a Prize Winner in the First National Cello Competition and participated in masterclasses with Maurice Gendron, Anner Bylsma, Ottomar Borwitzky and Werner Thomas-Mifune.