Shin-Yi Yang (楊信宜), a native of Taiwan, is a talented guqin and guzheng musician and the founder of the Boston Guzheng Ensemble and Boston Qin Society. She has been recognized for her artistry with awards such as the Traditional Arts Apprenticeship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Folk Arts and Heritage Program and the Chinese Culture Connection Award. Shin-Yi has performed at notable venues, including Paine Hall and Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, Kresge Auditorium at MIT, and Cary Hall in Lexington. She has also been invited to give a Gallery Talk/Demonstration for the Museum of Fine Arts and has contributed to John Manning's CD Four Corners. Her talent has taken her internationally to France, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, where she has shared her music with audiences around the world.