Jing Lu began studying yangqin (Chinese dulcimer) at age four, when she became known as a child prodigy. As a result of her outstanding performances and continued success, she received the highest scores in the country and was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Music for classical yangqin at the age of twelve.
Jing Lu received her B.A. degree in Yangqin Performance from the top music conservatory in China, Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM). Recent performances include The Sound of Yang Qin Jasmine Ensemble Concert at Luo Yang Opera Theatre; The Music of Latino Quartet Concert at Central Conservatory of Music; Jasmine Ensemble Concert at Tsinghua University; Bangladesh Music Quartet Concert at Central Conservatory of Music; A Beautiful Jasmine Jasmine Ensemble Concert at National Centre for the Performing Arts; The Rhythm of Indonesia Quartet Concert at Beijing Music; Chile Folk Music Quartet Concert at Chile Embassy; Growth Solo Recital at Central Conservatory of Music; The Rhythm of Childhood Solo Recital at Beijing Youth Palace. She received Silver Prize of Asian Traditional Chinese Instrument Performance in 2009; Silver Prize of Asian Traditional Chinese Instrument Performance in 2008; Gold Prize of Traditional Instrumental Music of Youth in 2004; Silver Prize of Chinese Traditional Instrumental Music Competition in 2002.
Jing Lu received her B.A. in Yangqin Performance from Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM). Upon graduation, Lu decided to continue her studies in the United States. She received her M.F.A. in Stage Management at Columbia University in May 2013. Current credits include: Assistant Stage Manager for Three Women; Assistant Stage Manager for AK-47 Sing-Along in the 2010 New York Fringe Festival; Stage Manager for Broken Wings, Washing Away, and Birthday Triage; Production Stage Manager for the musical Golden Poplar in Beijing’s Poly Theatre; Production Assistant for Flambé Dreams and Production Assistant/Wardrobe Supervisor for A Letter to Harvey Milk at the New York Musical Theatre Festival; Production Assistant for Golden Child at Signature Theatre in New York City.
Jing Lu continues to perform Chinese Dulcimer (Yang Qin). Most recently, she performed her solo recital at Carnegie Hall on May 7th, 2013. She became one of few Chinese Dulcimer Musician who performed at Carnegie Hall.
In the meanwhile, she is working as an independent concert producer. She most recently produced Jasmine Blossoms in the City of Roses at Portland State University, which featured by Dr. Yuening Liu from Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, Xuanye Mi and herself; Three Artists' Journey to Music at PSU. Currently, she is professionally serving as Special Music Project Coordinator for the Confucius Institute at PSU.