Jing Xia is an professional guzheng player and teacher from China. She won the Gold Award at the 2012 Public Guzheng Competition in Gungdong, China. She has performed in many areas and cooperated with various musicians and organizations. After moving to Canada, she is now an active performer on city's music scene, and a PhD student in ethnomusicology at Memorial University. As a scholar and musician she is interested in fusion music combing guzheng with different musical genres, and the transformation of traditional instruments, including instrumental structures, performance styles and compositions.