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Born in Shanghai, Vera Tsu Weiling began studying the violin with her father, Tsu Chi Peng, before going on to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing with Lin Yaoji. In 1980 she went to pursue her studies at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music, under Dorothy DeLay and Rafael Bronstein. She has appeared with many orchestras, including the New York City Symphony, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, the Hanover Symphony Orchestra (Pennsylvania), the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, the Budapest Radio Orchestra, the WDR Rundfunkorchester, and the China Central Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1993 she was invited to give a solo recital at the gala concert of the Légion d’Honneur at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. In 1998 she appeared with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra in Berlin and in China. At the opening of the Shanghai Oriental Art Center in 2005 she played the Beethoven concerto, with K. Penderecki as conductor. Her recordings of the Korngold and Goldmark concertos were warmly acclaimed by the critics. Vera Tsu Weiling serves as a member of the jury of many prestigious competitions. Since November 2000 she has been professor of violin at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. In 2009 she founded the China Trio.