Min Zhenqi is guitar faculty of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, director of Shanghai Guitar Professional Committee affiliated to Shanghai Musician Association, executive director of Shanghai Guitar Festival, and contributing editor of Shanghai Music Publishing House.
Mr. Min graduated from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and studied with guitar virtuoso Eliot Fisk at New England Conservatory where he graduated with Academic Honor and Beneficent Society Scholarship.
In contemporary music, Zhenqi premiered guitar concerto Symphonic Variations • Silk
2 Road, by Xu Mengdong, and performed Vacuité/Consistence by Xu Shuya, Poeme Lyrique II by Chen Qigang, and some other modern pieces.
Regularly, Mr. Min plays with Shanghai Conservatory Sinfonietta, Shanghai Opera House Orchestra, and Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, and collaborated with Antonio Pirolli, Lawrence Foster, Tim Murray, Shin-ik Hahm, Alessandro Crudele, Zhang Guoyong, Tang Muhai, Lin Yousheng, Ye Cong, Zhang Chengjie, and some other conductors. He featured in many orchestral works such as Winterreise, Das Lied von der Erde, Mysteries of the Macabre, Blue Planet, The Last Mission of Marco Polo, Jazz Suite No.2, Falstaff, and G’schichten aus dem Wienerwald.
Zhenqi is author of The Popular Guitar Music, Melodic Guitar Pieces 111, Classical Guitar Graded Examination Anthology, Acoustic Guitar Graded Examination Anthology, and is translator of Complete Giuliani Studies.
June 22nd (Eastern Daylight Time) Wednesday
International Academy: Performance class