About Ye Ran

Chinese guitarist Ye Ran is completing her Guitar Doctor of Music at IU Jacobs School of Music. Ran started learning the classical guitar with her father, Jinyang Ran, a Chinese Guitarist and educator, at the age of eight. In 2017, Ran entered IU Jacobs School of Music majoring Guitar Bachelor Degree in Music Science, and with a major outside field of Psychology. After finishing her Bachelor degree in 2020, Ran was admitted to the guitar performance master degree with a full scholarship, and employed as an Associate  Instructor of guitar at IU Jacobs School of Music, teaching guitar elective classes and lessons since 2021. In competition, Ran won the first prize of the High School Musical Instrument Competition in Bayi High School (2015), Xinjiang, China, the Gold Prize of Beethoven International Music Compitition (2023), Art of Music Interpretation Special Award of Beethoven International Music Compitition (2023).

Recent Credits

Cultural Immersion

IU Theatre — Guest Musician