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Zita Yang, violin
Zita Yang, violin
Zita Yang was born in China and began playing the violin at the age of six. In 2011 she graduated from the attached middle school of the Wuhan Conservatory of Music with a distinction in violin performance. She then studied with Michael Ma at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where she received a Bachelor (Honours) and a Master degree in music. During her studies Zita Yang was awarded several scholarships by the HKAPA including the SAR Philharmonic Scholarship, the Academy Development Fund Scholarship, the Society of HKAPA Non-local Scholarship and the School of Music Scholarship. She participated in masterclasses with the American, Miami, Shanghai and Endellion String Quartets and the Horszowski Trio. She also participated in an ensemble and orchestral workshops led by Trevor Pinnock and Jaap Van Zweden and with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta under the baton of the composer Krzysztof Penderecki. Zita Yang has performed in many renowned music festivals overseas and in China including the Great Wall International Music Academy in Beijing, the Brevard Music Center Summer Festival, the Kent Blossom Music Festival with the Cleveland Orchestra, the KUANDU Arts Festival, The Hong Kong Arts Festival and the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale in Japan. She joined City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong in 2019 with the support of the CCOHK String Internship Scheme funded by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's Artistic Internship Scheme.