Leelanau Summer Music Festival
Dr. Xie Min – violin
Dr.Xie Min graduated from Michigan State University with the Doctor of Musical Arts in violin performance and has been the JSO Concertmaster for over 10 years. He is also a violinist in the Windsor Symphony Orchestra in Canada. He started his career as a violinist with the Shaanxi Opera in China at age 13, graduated from the Xi’an Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and as first violin in the Xi’an String Quartet, was invited to MSU to study with the Verdehr Trio and member of the Juilliard String Quartet. He attended the international Violin competition in Munich, Germany, where he performed with musicians in the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Min has served as Principal Second Violinist with the Greater Lansing Orchestra, Concertmaster of the MSU Symphony Orchestra, and Artist in Residence Concertmaster of Faculty Orchestra at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.