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About the Creator
Jeff Yang is the creator of In The Realm of Senses, an idea he has had for over a decade. Jeff is a violinist born in Taiwan and originally from Seattle who came to Chicago to study music at Northwestern and DePaul Universities. With degrees in both music and industrial engineering, he has always strived to find a balance between the arts and the sciences.
Yang was a member of the Mannheim Steamroller and Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues bands for over ten years. He has also served as concertmaster for New Millennium Orchestra in Chicago, Emerald City Orchestra in Seattle, Spoleto Festival in Italy, and National Repertory Orchestra in Colorado. Yang has appeared in numerous PBS Sound Stage recordings with artists such Jewel, Faith HIll, Peter Cetera, Dennis DeYoung, Lyle Lovett, and has performed in live concerts with Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Bernadette Peters, and various other artists.
Currently, Yang is the owner of Chicago Strings violin shop in Evanston where he deals fine instruments and helps professional musicians through his expertise. He is a current member of Palomar, the performing group for Access Contemporary Music, Chicago Philharmonic, Skokie Valley Symphony, and can be often seen with Grant Park Symphony and other groups throughout Chicago.