Yu Jianfang

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Yu Jianfang


Yu Jianfang (b. 1954) is a Chinese conductor and composer.

In 1970, Yu was admitted into the Band of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, where he studied saxophone performance. In 1978, he began the study of conducting, music theory, and piano with well-known Chinese tutors. In 1988, he entered the Central Conservatory of Music where he studied composition and conducting. He graduated with outstanding achievements.

Yu serves as the first level conductor with the band of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. He is a member of the Chinese Musician’s Association and the Chinese Music Copyright Association. He also is director of the Chinese Band Academic Society. He has more than 150 compositions to his credit.

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