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Chang Jing was born in Chengdu, Sichuan, at the age of 8 she began studying the guzheng. She attended Sichuan Conservatory of Music a middle school affiliated with the guzheng. From 1991-1995 she attended China Conservatory of Music and graduated first in her class, then joined China Song and Dance Troupe.
From China's acclaimed guzheng musician, Chang Jing, comes a concert of ethereal beauty and radiant serenity.
Chang, guzheng tutor to Thai royalty, dazzled the audience with her exquisite rendition of A Moonlit Night on the Spring Lake at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Chang is not only master of traditional repertoire, but has also penned new music for the guzheng and released numerous albums. Over the years, she has broadened the appeal of guzheng music by adding Western musical instrumentation and infused it with diverse genres such as jazz, blues and new age, bringing a new surge of energy to traditional Chinese music.
On her concerts, in addition to introducing vocals, she also merges the sounds of piano and violin with the musical tapestry created by the guzheng and traditional Chinese drums. Discover fresh interpretations of classic pieces like Dream of the Peony Pavilion and The Butterfly Lovers as they are given a contemporary touch, as well as original new age compositions such as Like Flowers and Space Time. Listen and be enthralled by the poetic soundscapes of Chang Jing's guzheng.
- Off String 离弦 1995 Dec.
- Chang Jing 常静 2004 Dec.
- On the Rainbow 彩虹之上 2006 Sept.
- Zheng & Beauty 箏美人 2008 Dec.
- The Skyplay of Apricot Blossom 杏花天影 2010 Jul.