Plectra Series 5 Guzheng Sample Pack
During the summer of 2017, Qianqian collaborated with the Impact SoundWorks Sample Library Company and recorded over 50 GB of Guzheng samples using various techniques and tools to augment the capacity of the traditional Chinese instrument so it is available to more composers.
On the Edge of Darkness
Composer & Guzheng: Qianqian Jin
Piano & Visual:Molly Monahan
Live Performance Presented at the International Computer Music Conference in Shanghai
Mobile Site is Coming Soon
Studio performance of the movie "Buddha" theme track
Dance of Yao
Prismatic - IQ Promo Video
features a live electro-acoustic performance produced by QJin and Idea Unsound
Video Game Mortal Kombat 11
Qianqian participated the main theme performance as a solo instrumentalist.
3D Sketch of QJin MIDI Zither
Guthman International Instrument Building Competition Top12 Finalist
The QJin is a customized MIDI controller for a Guzheng (a Chinese classical zither). It is not only a MIDI controller , but it has a built-in amplification system to augment its capacity for live performance and sound design. A built-in arduino board that supports MIDI allows the performer to connect to any MIDI compatible music software.
QJin Instrument demonstrated result as a Top 12 Finalist for the Guthman International Instrument Building Competition at the Georgia Institute of Technology
THIS IS ME
"Qianqian Jin is forging her own path to stand out with unmatched originality." – SFCM Journal
Qianqian Jin is an award-winning performing artist with 17 years of international experience in professional audio production. She began her Eastern classical training as a Guzheng player at the age of eight and received an education in Western music specializing as a digital composer at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Qianqian has a strong motivation and drive for technical innovation. She is a autodidactic arduino coder and hardware engineer utilizing various sensors to invent the world’s first customized MIDI controller for Guzheng ( Chinese classical zither), demonstrated and produced results as a top 12 finalist for the Guthman international instrument building competition.