One of the most outstanding Chinese-American violinists, SuliXue, enjoys an active career on today’s international music stage. A member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Schoenfeld International String Competition, Artistic Director of the Hong Kong International Music Festival, President of theSchoenfeld International Music Society, Artistic Advisor of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, founder of the Pacific Harmony String Quartet, former Professor of Violin at the USC Thornton School of Music, and Concertmaster of the China National Symphony Orchestra, SuliXue has earned high acclaim around the world for his unique artistry.
Raised in a musical family in Harbin, China. SuliXue started his violin study with his father, composer and violin Professor ChengqianXue. He has also studied with conductor Ming Lee Cheuk and the violinist Zhongguo Sheng. In 1982, SuliXue was accepted by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music to study violin with Professor Lixun Dou and Vice President of the conservatory, Professor Shuzhen Tan. In 1987, Xue was admitted by the USC Thornton School of Music with a full scholarship, where he became- a protégé of world-renowned violin professor, Alice Schoenfeld. Xue was frequently invited as a guest artist and faculty to teach and perform at International Music Festivals in United States and Europe. He has also served as a juror for numerous international music competitions. Recently, he performed as a soloist with YMF Debut Orchestra and Moscow State Symphony Orchestra for their New Year's Concert Tour. He also released two CD albums “Melodies of China” and “Golden Melodies.” The albums were received with extraordinary praise and popularity in China as well as internationally. SuliXue won two Gold Medals from GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS for his acoustic instrumental solo performance and CD album “Golden Melodies” in 2014.