BING JING YU, VIOLIN
Violinist Bing Jing Yu is a member of the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra.
As a soloist, she has performed with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. She has played recitals in the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, Young Artists Showcase. Jordan Hall, the Boston Athenaeum and the Federal Reserve Bank Series.
As a member of the Samson Trio, they were showcased on WGBH, Classics in the Morning. The Samson Trio were residents at the Banff Centre Chamber Music Residency for Pre-formed Ensembles. She was also a member of the International Trio, who recorded works by Ami Mayyanl, released by IMP. The International Trio toured Israel and played the Triple Concerto by Beethoven with the Tel-Aviv Campus Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed with the Meeting House Chamber Music Festival.
Besides Lyric, she has played with The Grant Park Orchestra, Chicago Philharmonic, the Contata Singers and Ensemble in Boston and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and the Boston Ballet. She has served as ConcertMaster for the the New World Symphony, the Gardner Museum Chamber Orchestra, the Chadam Choral, and the Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra. She was the associate Concert Master for Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic.
Ms. Grant studied with Roman Totenberg and Masuko Ushioda. Her chamber music coaches include Isidore Cohen, Felix Galimir, Leon Kirchner, Gilbert Kalish, Eugene Lehner, Arnold Steinhardt, Jaime Laredo and Lorand Fenyves.
Ms. Grant has performed chamber music with musicians such as Richard Stoltzman, John Gibbons and Lawrence Lesser.
Ms. Grant made her Carnegie debut in 1992, played the Bach Double Concerto with the New York String Orchestra under the late Alexander Schneider.
She lives in River Forest with her three children.