2023 Adjudicators

Jessica (Sijia) Huang

Non-Western Instruments (All Levels, Virtual)

Jessica (Sijia) HuangJessica (Sijia) Huang ⻩思佳 graduated from Shanghai Conservatory of Music with a master degree in Zheng performance and bachelor of music in piano performance . She studied under a famous Guzheng player and educator Professor Wang Wei.

As a member of the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra, Shanghai Zhongfuhui Orchestra, and Minhang Junior Orchestra, she has performed in many concerts in China. She won the silver medal in the Asia Star Competition in 2005. With her students, she performed at the Oriental Instrumental Competition and won the gold medal.

Since she moved to Vancouver in 2012, she has committed herself to Zheng teaching. Besides teaching, she collaborates with the BC Chinese Orchestra, Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble, and has trained a large number of Guzheng students, receiving high praise for her teaching ability.