JAY ZHONG
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Member Since: The 20th Century
Last Visit:April 4, 2019
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JAY ZHONG

Violin Faculty, Sonoma State University
Concertmaster, Mendocino Music Festival
Associate Concertmaster, Santa Rosa Symphony Orchestra

Former violin professor and director of strings the California State University Los Angeles; former violin professor at the Western Illinois University; former faculty member of SUNY Young Musicians Program, Bogota Music Festival in Colombia,
Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division.

Author of violin pedagogy book, "A Violinist's Handbook, A Simpler Manual to Learn the Instrument", available via iUniverse Publications.

Recordings: Jay Zhong Plays Paganini 24 Caprices (SuMi 2019); Six Sonatas for Solo Violin by Eugene Ysaye (SuMi, 2007)


Masterclasses at Beijing Conservatory of Music, Bogota International Music Festival, Western Illinois University, University of Kansas at Lawrence, Southern Methodist University, and University of Delaware.

Professional debut recital at age 12 in Beijing Music Hall; debut on Carnegie Hall's main stage at age 16. Solo and Chamber appearances in major cities of United States, Asia, South America, and Europe.

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