A native of China, Ms. Xiong joined the Harrisburg Symphony in the 2001-2002 season. She studied at the pre-college of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. She then graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Central Conservatory of Music. Ms. Xiong continued her studies in New York, participating in Master Classes with Itzhak Perlman. She earned an Graduate Diploma from the Julliard School where she studied with Masao Kawasaki, Dorothy Delay, and Lillan Fuchs. Ms. Xiong is a prize winner of the Chinese National Violin Competition.
Ms. Xiong is a member of the Delaware Symphony and the Reading Symphony. She also performs with several other orchestras in the region.