Teachers

Meet our teacher interns from Central Conservatory of Music - academic year 2016/17

Qu Shuai
Chinese percussion

A graduate student of the Traditional Instruments Department of Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM), Qu Shuai studies under the tutelage of Prof. Li Zhengui.

She obtained the first-grade scholarship during her graduate study. In May 2015, she successfully held a Chinese percussion recital. She has won the Bronze Prize (Chinese Instruments Ensemble Group) of the 9th “Golden Bell Award” National Instruments Competition. By now she has performed in nearly 100 concerts in many places including South Korea, Jiangsu Province, Xinjiang and on important stages such as National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing Concert Hall, Poly Theatre, etc. She has also taken part in the recording of CCTV programs “Yue Jin Xinnian (Bringing Music into the New Year)” and “Fenghua Guoyue (Glamorous Chinese Music)”.

Fan Baihui
Pipa

A graduate student of the Traditional Instruments Department of Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM), Fan Baihui studies under the tutelage of Prof. Li Guanghua.

Fan was admitted to CCOM in 2011. She has performed in the final concert of the 7th  “Yanhuang Cup” (National Chamber Music) Composition Competition, Concert for New Works of Young Pipa Instrumentalist Jiang Yang, Pipa Concert by Jiang Yang and His Students, etc. She has won the bronze award (Professional Group A) at the 1st  Liaoyuan International Pipa Culture and Art Festival & International Pipa Competition, the first prize (Youth Group 1) at the Final of 1st China/Japan/South Korea International Pipa Competition and the silver award (Professional Group A) at the 2nd Session of “Dunhuang Cup” National Pipa Competition.

Sun Kangni
Guqin

Sun Kangni is a graduate student from the Traditional Instruments Department of CCOM. She has been playing guqin since she was a child with Guqin Prof. Li Xiangting. In 2005, she was enrolled in the middle school affiliated to CCOM. In 2011 she was admitted into the Traditional Instruments Department of CCOM upon recommendation, and in 2015 she was admitted into the graduate faculty, continuing to study guqin performance.

She has an excellent school performance record and won the gold price of the International Youth Music Competition. She has participated in many performances of National Intangible Cultural Heritage and played "The Moon Over Guan Mountain" - a duet of guqin and xiao together with Prof. Li Xiangting. She was invited to play the guqin solo for the grand opera "Confucius" at China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater. 

 

Zhang Heng
Yangqin

A graduate student of the Traditional Instruments Department of Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM), Zhang Heng studies under the tutelage of Prof. Liu Yuening.

During her undergraduate education she obtained the first-grade scholarship, the National Encouragement Scholarship and the title “Three-Good Student” in successive years. In 2015 she was admitted to the graduate school of CCOM with distinction, and obtained the Academic Scholarship for graduate students in the same year. As a member of Jasmine Ensemble, Zhang Heng took part in the recording of the ensemble’s third album Sleepless Night · New Classics of Jasmine Ensemble and successfully held her first postgraduate recital in May 2016.

Chen Bai’an
Dizi

A graduate student of the Traditional Instruments Department of Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM), Chen Bai’an studies under the tutelage of Associate Professor Yuan Feifan.

Chen has obtained the gold award (Wind and Percussion Instruments Group A) of the 3rd "Gold-Lusheng" National Competition of Ethnic Instruments, the silver award (Wind and Percussion Instruments Group) of the 2nd "Gold-Lusheng" National Competition of Ethnic Instruments. He took part in the Young Euro Classic Concert for Traditional Chinese Music; he played in the "Aura of Chinese Performing Arts" series concerts by celebrated musicians in collaboration with China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater (CNODDT) Chinese Music Orchestra; he also performed in the "Inheritance of Bamboo Flute Music" Concert by Outstanding Students from CCOM, China Conservatory of Music and Shanghai Conservatory of Music.