Yang Yang, born in a musical family, was admitted to the Conducting Department of Central Conservatory of Music, being one of the students of Prof. Yu Feng. In 2006, Yang won the first place for his outstanding performance at the Dimitris Mitropoulos International Competition for Orchestral Conducting in Greece. It’s the first time for the Chinese conductors to have such honor. As one of the most active young conductors in China, Yang has maintained close partnership with mainstream orchestras, opera houses and leading musicians. In 2006, Yang Yang attended an advanced training course hosted by maestro Myung-whun Chung in Korea. In 2009, he has presided over the founding of Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra. With a wealth of experience, Yang is undoubtedly one of today’s most outstanding conductors in China. Yang Yang is now acting as Principal Conductor of the China Philharmonic Orchestra, and Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra.