Jingjing Wan: Music Director
Chinese pianist Jingjing Wan is a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan under the tutelage of Professor Christopher Harding. She completed her bachelor’s degree (BMus, 2015) and master’s degree (MMus, 2017) in piano performance at the Royal College of Music in London.
Jingjing has won many competitions, including “Young Chang Cup” National Competition in China (2008), 1st ''Ars Nova'' International Piano Competition (2014), National Violin and Piano Competition in Singapore (2015), Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe (YMFE) Scholarship Competition Award in London (2017), and before the pandemic, she won the Haeberle Memorial Piano Award in Michigan, US (2019). She has performed concertos with the NAFA orchestra and the Metropolitan Orchestra in Singapore.
Jingjing was invited to the “Encuentro” (2015) music festival in Santander, Spain, where she worked with Michael Beroff, and performed Beethoven's clarinet trio with the principal clarinetist of the Paris National Orchestra - Pascal Moragues. She was also awarded the Polonsky Foundation Prize at the Aspen Music Festival (2017). She was invited to Germany in 2021, where she played in recitals at Bayreuth and Weimar.
In addition to her new position as music director/accompanist at Calvary Presbyterian, Jingjing works as a graduate student instructor at University of Michigan, and also as the choir coach at St. Augustine’s HEP in Ann Arbor and South Lyon, where she coaches weekly a choir of 90 children ages 10-18.