Hao Yang is a concert classical guitarist from China. She actively engages in solo and chamber music performances. Yang has appeared as soloist with the Chusachsische Philharmonie in Germany. She was guest soloist at the Cleveland, Panama, and Beijing International Guitar Festivals and has performed concerts in major venues such as the Carnegie Hall, Kimmel Center, New York Subculture, Miller Theatre at Columbia University, and Princeton Sound Kitchen.
As chamber music enthusiast, Yang made her Carnegie Hall debut premiering guitar duo ‘Talking Guitars’ by renowned composer Paul Lansky. She performed on the PCMS series as guest collaborator and was guest artist at the Concordia Chamber Festival. Yang has worked with the Grammy award winning label Bridge Records Inc. on recording chamber works by Paul Lansky and Poul Rouders.
In 2021, Yang won the Astral Artists’ National Audition and her other competitive prizes include the top prize at the 54th Markneukirchen International Instrumental competition in Germany, fourth prize at the GFA Concert Artist competition, first prizes at GFA International Youth Competition, CSU International Guitar Competition, and Andres Segovia 7th International Guitar Competition. She was a recipient of the Clifton Foundation’s Emerging Artists Award. Yang holds a BM from the Curtis Institute of Music and is currently pursuing her graduate degree at the Lamont School of Music at University of Denver as recipient of the Newman Fellowship.