Jia Ran was born in China and began studying piano at the age of three, making her solo début in 1995. At the age of 15, Jia went to study with Gary Graffman at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and made her début at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York. In 2008, Jia made her European recital début at the Klavierfestival Ruhr, performing two Schubert sonatas. She has appeared as soloist with a host of international orchestras, including the St. Luke’s Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. She regularly appears at festivals including the Miami International Piano Festival, Shanghai International Piano Festival, Myra Hess Series, USA, Franz Liszt Festival at Grottammare, Italy, and the Dresdner Musikfestspiele. Ran Jia is currently enrolled at the Lake Como International Piano Academy in Italy, studying with William Nabore.
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