The New York Times described her playing as " Ms. Tian mirrored the ensemble's passion and energetic commitment.

The China Daily said Tian was "leaving an indelible mark and living the dream." Professor Jeffrey Cohen, Tian’s Manhattan School professor, was quoted as saying that “Tian has the special talent to connect her feeling and mind to her fingers. You know her when you hear her play.

China News Service headlined:"Jiaxin Tian: Beijing Girl's Playing Stirs New York."

 The New York Concert Review commented: "Jiaxin Tian's oneness with the orchestra and the music is a gift and pervaded her playing. Certainly she had all the technical nuts and bolts in order,but what brought her playing to a higher level was her unwavering passion and commitment to the work."