Meet the musicians

Yun-Yun Chiang

First violins - Academy
Yun-Yun Chiang, violin

Yun-Yun Chiang was born in Taoyuan, Taiwan, and studied violin with Chu-Chan Liu from the age of five. During her studies at the Wu-Ling Senior High School, she received further music education. She won numerous competitions at a national level, for example the first prize of the Violin Competition of the Academy of Taiwan Strings, which enabled her to appear as the soloist with the Academy of Taiwan Strings at a gala concert at the National Concert Hall in Taipei at the age of 16. She also attained a fourth place at the International Music Competition in Osaka. At the same time, she actively participated in musical festivals such as the Paganini Festival, the Kronberg Academy and the ISA Masterclass in Vienna, while also attending master courses with renowned violinists such as Pavel Vernikov, Dora Schwarzberg, Anton Sorokow and Edward Zienkowski. In 2014 she began studying for a bachelor’s degree with Igor Ozim and Harald Herzl at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. In 2018 she enrolled for a master’s degree with Tanja Becker-Bender at the Hamburg Academy of Music and Theatre. During her studies in Germany, she gained orchestral experience in the academy orchestra in Hamburg, the NDR Youth Symphony Orchestra and the TONALi Orchestra. She was an intern at the Osnabrück Symphony Orchestra, a member of the orchestral academy of the Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle and had a limited engagement at the Osnabrück Symphony Orchestra. Since 2023, she has been a member of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Academy.

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