Liu Yang began his trombone study in 1991, then he was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Musicin 1997. In 2000, he was accepted by the School of Musicat Hochschulefür Musik Saar of Germany for his graduate study. In 2004, he revived the highest degree on instrumental performance in Germany.
In Germany, he was invited to serve on substitute principal trombone positions in many professional orchestras,such as German National Youth Symphony Orchestra, German Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra,German Chamber Philharmonic of Bremen,and Mannheim Chamber Orchestra, etc. In 2005,as the first Chinese trombone artist who has been hired by A-Class Orchestra in German history,he was appointed as the associate principal trombone in German Rhine State Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2006, he decided to move to China after employed as the trombone professor by Central Conservatory of Music. Since then, he has also acted as the principal trombone of China National Symphony Orchestra. In 2010, LiuYang released his debut solo album The Trend of Trombone. In 2015, he published the Trombone Ensemble—Duet and Trio, then organized 30 active Chinese professional trombone musician storecord and publish the album music. In 2018, Liu Yang organized Chinese trombone musicians to record the album The Trombone World of China. This significant album is also the first trombone ensemble music album that is published in China. As a trombone artist, Liu Yang has appeared as a soloist on stage accompanied by professional orchestras, including China Philharmonic Orchestra, Tianjin Opera House Orchestra, Inner Mongolia Symphony Orchestra, Henan Symphony Orchestra, Hunan Symphony Orchestra, Baotou Symphony Orchestra, Chengdu Symphony Orchestra, Qingdao Symphony Orchestra, Qingdao Opera Orchestra, China Youth Symphony Orchestra, South Carolina Symphony Orchestra, and Kansas Symphonic Symphonic Band,etc. Besides to be an active performer，Liu Yang has also made a great achievement on trombone teaching. His students has won many solo competitions, like the first prizes of China Brass-wind Competition in year of 2010, 2013 and 2016. Also, his students success fully wont he professional positions in different orchestras, including China National Symphony Orchestra, China Philharmonic Orchestra, NCPA Orchestra,GuangzhouSymphonyOrchestra, China Opera and Dance Theater Orchestra, Ningbo Symphony Orchestra, etc. Liu Yang often gives master.