Ningning Jin joined the Oregon Symphony’s viola section in 2015. She enjoys a varied career as an orchestral player, chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. Before joining the Oregon Symphony, she was a member of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for five seasons. She has participated in many festivals including the Pacific Music Festival and Verbier Festival, and has performed as principal viola under the batons of world-renowned conductors. She also won numerous prizes, including first place in the China Youth National Viola Competition.
Ningning received her B.M. from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, and her Artist Diploma from the Colburn Conservatory, where she studied with renowned violist Paul Coletti.