Artist Faculty, Clarinet
Ma Yue is the Principal Clarinetist of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. He graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 1984 and joined its teaching faculty. He was then also the Principal Clarinetist for the China Youth Symphony Orchestra. In 1993, Ma Yue received an Artist Diploma from the Musikhochschule in Zurich, Switzerland.
Before joining the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Ma Yue was Principal Clarinetist and Assistant Conductor at the University of Alabama Symphony Orchestra. He was also a member of the Alarida Octet, the Zurich Opera House Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Tuscaloosa Symphony. In addition, Ma Yue performs regularly with the China Philharmonic Orchestra as Guest Principal Clarinetist.
Prizes won by Ma Yue include the First Prize in the Kiwanis Clarinet Competition in 1990, and Second Prize in the People's Republic of China National Clarinet Competition in 1982 and 1983.