Jahja Ling (Conductor) Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth

is a conductor, music director and pianist. From 2004 to 2017, he was the music director and conductor of the San Diego Symphony. Following his retirement in 2017, he plans to do guest conducting, as well as teaching and volunteering. He is of Hokkien Chinese descent, formerly an Indonesian citizen and is now an American citizen. He was the first conductor of Chinese descent to serve as music director of a major U.S. orchestra.

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Jahja Ling Wiki, Biography

Date of Birth 25 October 1951
Birth Day 25 October
Birth Years 1951
Age 70 years old
Birth Place Jakarta, Indonesia
Birth City Jakarta
Birth Country United States
Nationality American
Famous As conductor
Also Known for conductor
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Occupation conductor

Also Known by the Full name Jahja Ling, is a Good conductor. He was born on 25 October 1951, in Jakarta, Indonesia

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United States.

Early Life Story, Family Background and Education

He was born 25 October 1951 in Jakarta, Indonesia and began to play the piano at age 4. He studied at the Yayasan Pendidikan Musik (Indonesian: Foundation for Musical Education) in Jakarta. At age 17 he received a Rockefeller award scholarship and went to study at The Juilliard School in New York City. At Juilliard he earned a master’s degree, studied piano with Mieczyslaw Munz and conducting with John Nelson. Ling then went to study orchestral conducting at the Yale School of Music under Otto-Werner Mueller and received a doctor of musical arts degree. He was also a conducting fellow at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute.

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Jahja Ling Net Worth

Jahja Ling has a net worth of $1.5 million (Estimated) which he earned from his occupation as conductor. Famously known as the conductor of United States. He is seen as one of the most successful conductor of all times. Jahja Ling Wealth & Primary Source of earning is being a successful American conductor.

Jahja entered the career as conductor In his early life after completing his formal education..

Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 $0.5 Million to $1.5 Million Approx
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Personal Life, Relationships and Dating

His religion is Reformed Protestant; he says that Christianity has mostly inspired him as he is. His conversion happened when he was a teenager, before he went to the US. Since then he has been encouraged and confirmed his vocation by Stephen Tong, his closest spiritual mentor. Jahja Ling also a key person to STEMI (Stephen Tong Evangelical Ministries International), and work closely with Ps. Dr. Stephen Tong, in various Christian Mision.

Ling and his first wife, Jane, had two sons, Gabriel and Daniel. She died of cancer in 1998. After the mourning time for 3 years of his first wife’s death, he took a second wife in 2001. She is Jessie Chang, a Taiwanese Christian pianist; they have two daughters.

Last year, he made the announcement at a meeting with the board of directors, staff and musicians that he planned to leave the organization after the 2016-17 season. He said, “After the 2016-17 season, I look forward to pursuing more international guest conducting, passing on the great musical traditions to the next generation through teach and continuing with my volunteer work in the Christian mission.”

Social Network

Born on 25 October 1951, the conductor is Probably the most famous person on social media. Jahja is a popular celebrity and social media influencer. With his huge number of social media followers, he frequently shares numerous individual media files for viewers to comment with his massive amount of support from followers across all major social media sites. Affectively interact with and touch his followers. You can scroll down for information about his Social media profiles.

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Life Story & Timeline

2016

Last year, he made the announcement at a meeting with the board of directors, staff and musicians that he planned to leave the organization after the 2016-17 season. He said, “After the 2016-17 season, I look forward to pursuing more international guest conducting, passing on the great musical traditions to the next generation through teach and continuing with my volunteer work in the Christian mission.”

2012

On June 15, 2012 Ling conducted famous pianist Lang Lang’s 30th birthday concert with the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra at O2 World in Berlin which was attended by more than 10,000 people and televised live in German and Spanish TVs. Lang Lang also performed with Ling and the San Diego Symphony at their annual 2012 OPUS Gala and together at a private event.

2008

Since 1965 he has been volunteering with the Reformed Evangelical Ministry of Dr. Stephen Tong in Jakarta, and in 1978 Tong and Ling co-founded Stephen Tong Evangelistic Ministries International, where he has served as the Vice President. His first performance was conducting Inauguration Concert “Mendelssohn’s Symphony no.2 “Lobgesang” and the Others of The Cathedral of Messiah in Jakarta, with his wife, Jessy Chang and Jakarta Oratorio Society on Thursday, September 18, 2008. Under STEMI, he commits himself to visit Aula Simfonia Jakarta at least once a year He still serves as a volunteer Vice President of the Stephen Tong Evangelistic Ministries International (STEMI).

2006

In September 2006, The U.S. House of Representatives presented a Congressional Record of his outstanding achievements in the U.S. Capitol.

2004

Starting in 2004, he was the Music Director of the San Diego Symphony, with an initial contract for 5 years which later was renewed as Green Contract. In 2014 he announced that the 2016-17 season would be his last. He conducted his final concert as music director in June 2017. His 13-year tenure is the longest in the history of the San Diego Symphony, and he is credited with rebuilding and revitalizing the orchestra. A highlight of his tenure was the orchestra’s first-ever appearance at Carnegie Hall in 2013.

2000

For 6 seasons, from 2000-2005, Ling served as Music Director of the Blossom Festival and is the last person to have served with that title.

In May 2000, his debut performance with the St. Louis Symphony and cellist Yo-Yo Ma was featured on the ABC News program in conjunction with a world premiere performance of a Cello Concerto composed by 20/20 anchor Hugh Downs.

1998

From 1998-2001, he also served as Artistic Director of the Taiwan Philharmonic (then under the name of National Concert Hall Symphony Orchestra) and in 2001 he led the Super World Orchestra in Tokyo, composed of principal musicians from 30 of the world’s premier orchestras and broadcast on NHK. In 2009, he also conducted the World Wide Chinese Festival Orchestra including the most accomplished Chinese musicians selected from highest-ranked U.S. and European orchestras.

Ling and his first wife, Jane, had two sons, Gabriel and Daniel. She died of cancer in 1998. After the mourning time for 3 years of his first wife’s death, he took a second wife in 2001. She is Jessie Chang, a Taiwanese Christian pianist; they have two daughters.

1991

In 1991, he performed US National Anthem with the Florida Orchestra at Super Bowl XXV with singer star Whitney Houston which many still hailed as the best rendition of the Anthem. The audio and video of that performance earned platinum record status.

In 1991 he has been nominated for the Grammy Award for his Telarc CD Recording with Rolf Smedvig and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

1988

From 1988-2002, Ling was Music Director of the Florida Orchestra and brought that orchestra from a community orchestra into one of the finest regional orchestras in the country.

1986

Ling served as founding Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra (1986-1993) and the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra (1981–84), where Ling served as SFSYO’s first Music Director from 1981-1984. He and the SFSYO were selected to perform for Queen Elizabeth II while on a State visit to San Francisco in 1983. Ling was on the conducting roster of the Cleveland Orchestra from 1984–2005, serving as Resident Conductor from 1985-2002.

1985

Ling debuted with The Cleveland Orchestra in 1985, and has conducted the orchestra in 32 consecutive seasons. He was also a member of the conducting staff of The Cleveland Orchestra for 20 years, from 1984 to 2005. From 1985 to 2002, he served as Resident Conductor, leading the orchestra in over 400 concerts and over 600 works at Severance Hall, the annual Blossom Festival, and while on tour. During his tenure as Resident Conductor, Ling led the Orchestra’s annual concert in downtown Cleveland, heard by more than a million people since first presented in 1990.

In 1985, he received the Seaver/National Endowment for the Arts Conductor’s Award and the Leonard Bernstein Conducting Fellowship at Tanglewood. Subsequently, he was selected by Leonard Bernstein, who became one of his most influential mentors, to be a Conducting Fellow at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute.

1983

In May 1983 he conducted the San Francisco Symphony Youth Symphony in a special concert honoring Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.

1980

In 1980, he was awarded Leonard Bernstein conducting Fellowship and Tanglewood Music Center, where Mr. Bernstein became one of his most influential mentors. In 1987 he made his Cleveland Orchestra debut and has appeared as piano soloist with numerous U.S. and international orchestras.

1978

In June 1978, he received a Certificate of Honor at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition (Moscow, Russia).

1977

In April 1977, he was awarded the Bronze Medal in the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition (Jerusalem, Israel).

1970

In 1970 to 1975, he received the John D Rockfefeller 3rd Fund Grant to study at Juilliard.

1951

He was born 25 October 1951 in Jakarta, Indonesia and began to play the piano at age 4. He studied at the Yayasan Pendidikan Musik (Indonesian: Foundation for Musical Education) in Jakarta. At age 17 he received a Rockefeller award scholarship and went to study at The Juilliard School in New York City. At Juilliard he earned a master’s degree, studied piano with Mieczyslaw Munz and conducting with John Nelson. Ling then went to study orchestral conducting at the Yale School of Music under Otto-Werner Mueller and received a doctor of musical arts degree. He was also a conducting fellow at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute.

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