Pianist and YSM alum Wenbin Jin '13 MM, '15 AD has been appointed Associate Director of Performing Arts at the Keystone Academy in Beijing. His position, which also includes serving as the music instructor for the program, begins fall 2016. Located in Beijing's Shunyi District, the Keystone Academy is one of China's foremost private schools, serving students from primary through high school.
Wenbin Jin began playing the piano at the age of 5, was accepted into the China Central Conservatory of Music middle school program at 12, and entered Yale University under the tutelage of Boris Berman at the age of 18. He has performed around the world, including in the U.S., China, Holland, Italy, Canada, Japan, South Korea, France, Germany, and Australia. Jin has won top prizes in all three major Chinese international piano competitions including the Shanghai, China, and Shenzhen International Piano Competitions.