Jessica Dan Fan
Violinist Jessica Dan Fan joined the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra/Washington National Opera Orchestra in 2002. She is a native of China and studied at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. Ms. Fan came to the United States in 1989 and earned her B.M. at the University of Miami, School of Music. While pursuing her master's degree at the University of Maryland, she studied with the world-renowned violinist Arnold Steinhardt. She was a member of the United States Air Force Strings between 1997 and 2001. As a faculty member, she also taught at the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute, the Sewanee Summer Festival, the Levine School of Music and as guest artist, coached chamber music at Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. Ms. Fan has appeared as a soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra, Miami Bach Society Chamber Orchestra, Miami City Ballet Orchestra, Sewanee Festival Orchestra, and the U.S. Air Force Strings. Ms. Fan enjoys teaching a full private studio while remaining actively involved in the classical music scene in the Greater Washington area. In addition to chamber recitals and solo performances, she frequently performs on the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage Concert Series, with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the National Gallery Orchestra, and at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.