About Qin Qian

Qin Qian is a professional erhu player and teacher in Philadelphia.
覃 茜,一个生活在美国费城的二胡演奏家和教师。

When Qin Qian was 20, she received B,A.., performance of erhu , Guangxi Arts College, China. Then she authored two Chinese books, “My Dreams Fly With Music,”  and “A Musical Journey in America.” Produced and was featured performer and composer on a Chinese musical CD, “A Romantic Musical Journey.” This is the first music record published by a radio host in China, showing Qin Qian’s multi-talented life. Was featured soloist and composer in a concert in Nanning, China, while accompanied by the Guangxi Symphony Orchestra. She became the first person to hold a solo erhu and monochord concert among Chinese broadcasters. Also was a radio host and music editor in China for 19 years.

Qin Qian made many new attempts to spread traditional Chinese music after living in the United States. She has partnered with many Western musicians from the US, UK and Australia. Her concerts have mixed the erhu and other Chinese instruments with different musical styles, including classical, jazz, opera, and pop.

Qin Qian twice received the Outstanding Teacher Award at the Princeton International Chinese Music Competition, Princeton University(2012,2014). Her students Arthur Zhong and Kelvin Wang won first prize in the competition. Kelvin Wang won gold award 2017 Chinese TV (CCTV) show “Super Baby”, Also he plays “Galloping Horses” to win Sinovision’s teen talent competition for 2018, in New York. 

There are no borders in music, Qin Qian’s life is colorful because of music!

覃 茜16岁考入中国广西艺术学院音乐系本科二胡演奏专业,20岁大学毕业。覃茜的散文随笔集《梦随音乐飞》、《琴缘美国》两本书已在中国出版发行。覃茜曾与中国广西交响乐团合作演出的《梦随音乐飞—-覃茜二胡、独弦琴独奏音乐 会》轰动一时,好评如潮!使她成为了在中国的广播人中举办个人二胡、独弦琴独奏音乐会的第一人。其CD《琴缘—-浪漫的音乐之旅 /覃茜二胡、独弦琴独奏专辑》发行后也受到了听众的广泛关注,值得一提的是专辑中的许多乐曲由覃茜作曲。这是中国首张电台主持人出版的音乐唱片,展示了覃茜多才多艺的人生。她在广西南宁电台获得了副高职称(主任编辑)并担任音乐编辑及音乐节目主持人长达19年之久。

覃茜旅美后, 在传播中国传统音乐方面做出了许多新的尝试。同时她也与许多西方音乐家合作,演奏古典音乐,爵士乐、歌剧和流行音乐,她用中国不同的民族乐器演奏风格迥异的音乐作品,大受欢迎!在美国的许多城市都留下了她的音乐足迹,二胡也把她带到了英国和澳大利亚。

覃茜的学生钟昭华(Arthur Zhong)、王翔(Kelvin Wang)分别在第一届(2012)及第二届(2014)普林斯顿国际中国音乐节音乐大赛中获一等奖。 覃茜在二届中均获“优秀教师奖”。在2017年, 13岁的王翔参加由中国中央电视台等多家单位举办的《超强宝贝》中荣获金奖。 并在2018 在纽约参加由美国中文电视举办的《天生我才》比赛中获金奖。

音乐无国界,覃茜的人生因为音乐而多姿多彩!