Wang Lei

Organized by 离去之原 on 2022-03-14
Introduction to Wang Lei(sheng)Master performer,music educator

Wang Lei, associate professor of the Central Conservatory of Music, Sheng performer, deputy secretary of the Party branch of the Department of Folk Music, director of the Band and Chamber Music Teaching and Research Section.

He graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music in 2007 and became the first postgraduate student majoring in Sheng. He successively studied under Professor Lin Chongzeng and Professor Yang Shoucheng.

From 2007 to 2013, he worked successively in China Broadcasting Folk Orchestra and the Conservatory of Music of Capital Normal University; now he is an associate professor of sheng in the Folk Music Department of the Central Conservatory of Music, the deputy secretary of the Party branch of the Folk Music Department, and the director of the Band and Chamber Music Teaching and Research Section.

Won the first place in the second Central Conservatory of Music "Longyin Cup" National Instrumental Solo Observation Competition for Wind Music, the first National Sheng Grand Prix Youth Professional Group Silver Award, and the second "Wenhua Art School Award" Small National Instrument Ensemble Group Performance Award, the 4th "Wenhua Art Academy Award" Traditional Instrumental Music Ensemble Group Outstanding Performance Award (the highest award), the 7th "Chinese Music Golden Bell Award" Suona, Sheng, Guanzi Group Bronze Award and the 28th "Chinese Music Golden Bell Award" Shanghai Spring" Jiangnan Silk and Bamboo Invitational Silver Award.

As one of the most active sheng performers on the contemporary stage, Wang Lei has held solo recitals and participated in well-known music festivals at home and abroad. He has performed with China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra, Macao Chinese Orchestra, Youth Chinese Orchestra of Central Conservatory of Music, EOS Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, China National Ballet Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands New Orchestra, German E-MEX Chamber Orchestra, Austrian WIND Chamber Orchestra, South Korea Daegu Modern Chamber The orchestra and the CNU Chamber Orchestra cooperated to perform dozens of concertos and new works such as: Hao Weiya's "Wandering Miles", Liu Wenjin's "Rainbow", "Wine Song", Guan Naizhong's "Peacock", Guo Wenjing's "Peony Pavilion", "The Voice of Tibet" ", Jia Guoping's "The Wind in the Sky", "The Trembling of the Decadence Line", Xu Changjun's "Silence", Qu Xiaosong's "Farewell My Concubine", Yang Qing's "Bamboo Shadow" and "Whispering", Zhang Dalong's "Swallow", Shi Fuhong "Going Home", Zhou Juan's "West Wind Break", Pan Huanglong's "East, West, North and South", Hao Weiya's "Ten Thousand Miles".

He has recorded and published "Wang Leisheng Solo Concert - Peacock" (Universal Audio and Video Publishing House), "Traditional Works Album - Jin Diao" (China International Television Corporation), "Modern Works Album - Voice of Tibet" ( Shanghai Music Publishing House), "Fenghua Chinese Music Weekend Edition-Jin Tiao", "Pluck China - Jin Tiao and Pluck Orchestra" and other albums and singles; wrote and published "From the People's Music" and other core journals Peacock·Sound and Painting Look at the Functional Characteristics of the Thirty-Six Reed Fangsheng", "The Teaching and Exploration of National Chamber Music", "The Development Track of the Thirty-Six Reed Fangsheng" and other 10 academic papers and reports; edited and published the textbook "Sheng" Playing Practical Tutorial.

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