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Lei Fang/Violin master class/Joyful melodies music school
February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lei Fang was a professor of violin and mentor for postgraduates at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, as well as the violin department chair. She is the Vice-Director of both the Violin Society and the Chamber Music Society of the
Chinese Musicians Association. Additionally, she is the director of the Violin Committee of the Shanghai Musicians
Association. She was the principal of the Music Middle School affiliated with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music
from 2008 to 2014. Now she lives and teaches in Bay Area of San Francisco.
Lei Fang was invited to serve as a jury member for the:
National Youth Violin Competition held by China’s Ministry of Culture
National CCTV Piano & Violin Competition
Golden Bell Award Violin Competition organized by the Chinese Musicians Association
International Competition for Young Violinists in Bucharest, Romania
International Violin Competition “Andrea Postacchini” in Fermo, Italy
Career as a professor
Professor Lei Fang has devoted herself to the violin teaching for 33 years. Among her
students are many outstanding talents, including:
Jiafeng Chen, Gold medal winner of the 9th International Youth Violin Competition
held in Poland
Zeyu Li, who won first prize in the 9th National Youth Violin Professional
Competition and the only award of outstanding performance of Chinese music
Tianyang Gao, who won first prize in the 12th International Youth Violin Competition
held in Bucharest, Romania.
Yiliang Jiang ,Silvel medal winner of the 20 th International Violin Competition
“Andrea Postacchini” in Fermo, Italy in 2013 .
About her students
Lei Fang’s students have been admitted to prestigious music schools around the world, including the Juilliard School of Music, the Curtis Institute of Music, New England Conservatory of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Royal Academy of Music, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover. After graduation, her students have gone on to perform in in well-known orchestras such as the San Francisco Symphony, the New York Philharmonic and the Macaw Symphony.