Principal Conductor, GSO

Permanent Conductor of China National Symphony Orchestra Jing Huan

Permanent Conductor of China National Symphony Orchestra
Music Director of Guangzhou Symphony Youth Orchestra
Board member of the China Musicians Association

Jing was previously the board member of Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) . In 2022, she joined with other 9 talented conductors in the National Prime Young Conductors Concert, an important event co-organized by the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China, China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and China Musicians Association.

Jing graduated from Central Conservatory of Music of China as an outstanding student of Professor Xu Xin, one of China’s top conductors and music education specialist. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting in 2009 at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) under the tutelage of conductor Mark Gibson, and was awarded a full scholarship to continue her doctoral studies. She has worked as Conductor Assistant of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the orchestra of the CSO’s May Festival. During the same period, she was also Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Artaria Chamber Orchestra.

In June 2012, Jing was one of two winners at the First Li Delun National Conducting Competition held in Qingdao, China. During the same year, she participated in the Campos do Jordão International Festival in São Paulo, where her outstanding performance led to an invitation by Maestra Marin Alsop to serve as Assistant Conductor of the São Paulo State Symphony’s 2013 music season. Jing and her work with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra attracted the attention of Maestro Yu Long, which led to her appointment at the GSO initially as Resident Conductor in 2014, then Principal Conductor. Since January 2017, she has served as the Secretary-General of the Artistic Committee of Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG) and conducted the opening concert of previous years, receiving praise from YMCG Artistic Committee Chair Yu Long, Artistic Director Yo-Yo Ma, expert and faculty and the audience.

She has worked with many renowned artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Lang Lang, Rudolf Buchbinder, Vadim Repin, Gil Shaham, Midori, Robert Blocker, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Jian Wang, Lu Siqing, Li-Wei Qin, Zhang Haochen, Chen Sa, Warren Mok, Liao Changyong, Ning Liang and Huang Ying.