is currently a Konghou professor at Central Conservatory in Beijing, and is a
director of the board of World Harp Congress on behalf of China.
graduating from the piano department of Shenyang Conservatory of Music, she
studied harp with Russian harpist Druznina and German harpist Swarze at Shanghai
Conservatory. She began to teach harp in Shenyang in 1960.
studied harp with her for 9 years and later became the first Chinese harpist to
win first prize in the International Harp Competition.
the double action Chinese harp-konghou was made successfully in 1984, Ms. Yue
began to study how to train the konghou students with her experience of playing
the Chinese traditional instrument Guzheng.
of her konghou students, Lin Wu, Joy Hoffman, Kun Qian, and Ding Wang have
played in konghou concerts at the World Harp Congress. Her speech at the
International Folk Harp Conference, “The Konghou and its Artistry of Oriental
Charm,” was published in the WHC Review. She has other articles and many
arrangements. She can be contacted at