Tianyun Jia is a multiple award-winning violinist and avid chamber musician hailing from China. She has made frequent guest solo appearances with numerous symphonies all over the world. She has also won prizes in many renowned international competitions. Ms. Jia received her early formal training in Shanghai, where she rapidly rose through the schools affiliated with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She subsequently then moved to London to pursue her studies at the Royal Academy of Music in 2008, where she received her Bachelor's and Master of Music degree. Ms. Jia is currently continuing her studies as a Starling Fellow at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music under the tutelage of Midori Goto.
Ms. 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 land of 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.
Ms. Jia studied in London with Gyorgy 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, China. She has participated in masterclasses led by Midori Goto, Maxim Vengerov, Thomas Brandis, Ruggiero Ricci, Aaron Rosand, along with the Emerson String Quartet and the Tokyo String Quartet. Tianyun is currently a faculty member of the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music in Hangzhou, China. Ms. Jia has been a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since September 2017.