Chinese violinist Yujie Molly He is passionate about sharing her ideas and music with audiences. First prize winner of the Bales violin competition and the Adelphi Young Artist competition, she has been invited to perform in major venues in the US, Europe, and China, such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, National Center of Performing Arts, and Forbidden City Concert Hall, among others.
As one of the most promising young musicians in China, she has been invited to participate in major chamber music and modern music festivals in China, such as the Beijing International Chamber Music Festival, the Beijing Modern Music Festival, and the China-ASEAN Music Festival. She has performed with the New York String Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, and served as the principal player in the Juilliard Orchestra and the NEC Symphony Orchestra.
An avid chamber musician and contemporary soloist, she has collaborated with both Western and Chinese top instrumentalists, and premiered a series of Chinese contemporary music. She is deeply involved in music education and community engagement, and has given lectures at the Columbia Global Center, New York Public Library, and Tianjin Binhai Library.
Born in Sichuan, China, she studied at the New England Conservatory with Paul Biss and earned a Bachelor of Music degree. Later, He earned her Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Catherine Cho. Her teachers include Wei Wen, Wenyuan Chen, and Shuyang Rao; other mentors include Ronald Copes and Joel Smirnoff.