Conductor-in-residence and Director of Artistic and Orchestra Operation Department of Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra.
Being the heir to a family of musicians, Hong Yin received education on piano and basic knowledge of composition theory from Mr. GaoYansheng of Tianjin Conservatory of Music. Upon finishing his high school education at Tianjin High School, a key school at city level, Hong Yin was admitted to Conducting Department, Central Conservatory of Music with excellent cultural and professional grades. He majored in symphony orchestra conducting, and learnt fromYangYang, Music Director of China National Opera House, ArtisticDirector and Principal Conductor of Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra.
In 2012, Hong Yin conducted the competition and the award concert of “The 5th Beijing International Music Competition - Flute”, sponsored by China International Cultural Association and Beijing International Culture Exchange Association. His conductorship was highly recognized by judges and contestants. In 2012 and 2013, Hong Yin collaborated with American mime master Dan Kaminto present two wonderful children’s concerts:“The Clown of the Concert” and “The Lost Elephant”, combining stage performance and concert conductorship in a perfect way.
From 2013 to 2014, Hong Yin served as the music director in the opening ceremony of the “China International Cartoon &Animation Festival” hosted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China and Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government. In July 2014, Hong Yin served as judge of the Western Music Group in the “Ninth Music and Dance Festival Competition” hosted by the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture.Since 2015, Hong Yin has served as the general manager and concert conductor of the “New Works Auditionof Composition Department -Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra Practice Base” jointly organized by Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra.In 2015, Hong Yin was hired as the director of the professional classic music appreciation channel of “89 Listen to Music” jointly organized by Hangzhou Culture Radio Television Group“FM89 Voice of Hangzhou” radio station and “Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra”. The program received unanimous praise from listeners and professionals. In August 2016, Hong Yinparticipated in all the rehearsals and performances of the “Enduring Memories of Hangzhou” concert at the 2016 G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China. In October of the same year, he performed 13 times of the “Enduring Memories of Hangzhou”. On June 1, 2017, Children’s Day, Hong Yin produced and made the debut of the famous German children’s opera <Hänsel und Gretel> concert in China.
As one of the most active youth conductors in China, Hong Yin has worked with China Philharmonic,Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Qingdao Symphony Orchestra, Lanzhou Symphony Orchestra, Gansu Symphony Orchestra, Xi’an Symphony Orchestra, Kunming Symphony Orchestraand so on. Hong Yin has partnered with many international musicians and domestic artists such as Michael Martin Köfler, Massimo Mercell, Kit Armstrong, WeiSong, ShiYijie, XueHaoyin, TangJunqiao andNaMula. In addition to participating in a large number of rehearsal andperformances of various local symphony orchestras in China, Hong Yinalso led the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra to presenthundreds of popular concerts, chamber music concerts, outdoor summer concerts, “Elegant Art into the Campus” activities and music season performances. His conductorship is well received by the audience, university teachers and students.Hong Yin not only has a deep accumulation in the volume of symphony works, but also has unique insights in command style and artistic processing.