Junqiao Chen, 15 years old, began to study cello and solfeggio at the age of 6 with Xiaoman Liu. Two years later, he became a student of Prof. Zhengtan Liu, he discovered his passion for the cello and immidiately embarked on a breathtaking progress. Currently he is the Music School Attached to Xinghai Conservatory of Music cello student under the tutalage of Prof. Yi Xin.
Notable prizes he received include Bronze prize in Guangdong Music Competition(2021), fourth prize in Europe China Music Competition(2021), Special Gold Prize in the International Chinese Arts Festival (2020), Second Prize in the Korea-China Teenager International Music Competition (2020), Second Prize in IMUSIC Zhuhai Hengqin International Festival, and First Prize in Osaka International Music Competition-China regional competition (2019).
He was invited to perform at Jilin Youth Symphony Orchestra New Year Concert as principal cellist in 2021. He will perform at Changchun Chang Ying Concert Hall in 2022.
As an active chamber musician, he is the member of Morning Sun and Rococo Cello Ensemble. He had a successful performance at “the Voice of Spring” concert in Changchun. He has performed for such artists as John Sharp, Hequn Shen and Shaobo Zhang and has captured them with colorful tones and sensitive musicality.
You can find Junqiao’s 2022 Classical Music Competition cello performance here.