Chloe Jin has received numerous awards and honors in both China and the United States. Both her solo and orchestral performances also allowed her to perform with some of the world’s great Maestros.
Jin was the gold prize winner of the National Violin Junior Competition in China in August 2008, and has also a won several prizes in the open division of the Southwestern Youth Music Festival in Long Beach, California in summer 2011 through 2013.
As an orchestral player, Ms. Jin has performed in numerous concert halls throughout North America, Europe and Asia, including London Center Hall and Birmingham Town Hall in England, and Beijing Concert Hall in China. Her most recent engagements as violinist includes the Boston University Symphony Orchestra, the Boston University Chamber Orchestra, the Boston University Opera, the New England Repertory Orchestra, and the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Philharmonic Orchestra. She has worked under numerous conductors such as Maestro Bramwell Tovey, Ken-David Masur, Jonathan Strasser, David Hoose, among others.
Ms. Jin received her bachelor's degree from Boston University, where she major in violin performance and minor in viola performance and Asian studies. Ms. Jin studied violin under Bayla Keyes, viola under Min Choi, and chamber music with Peter Zazofsky and Lucia Lin from Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Jin thinks that the role of the teacher in the music performance field is extremely important since it requires much more responsibility, therefore the teacher must be a motivator, and be a great driving force in making the student to willing to study music, as the path to a real musician is just like the process of crafting a diamond. After studying with the several teachers in and out of the United States, Ms. Jin believes her teaching falls into three main categories, mentorship, techniques, and musicality. Ms. Jin says a teacher needs to have a different key for every single student. Her goal is to help the students to having fun while learning music. Ms. Jin always tries to be intelligent enough to lead the student in the correct direction, and persist enough to respect the student’s learning process.