Canwei joined Albany School of Music in September 2018 as a professional piano teacher. Canwei originally come from China and has resident in New Zealand since 2006. Canwei graduated from the University of Auckland in 2011 with Bachelor of Music Honours degree major in piano performance. Since then, Canwei has been dedicating his professional career as pianist, conductor and piano teacher.
As a piano teacher, Canwei is very enthusiastic about sharing his acknowledge and his performance experiences to the students. He is able to conduct a lesson both in English and Chinese Fluently. Canwei’s students have passed 100% both in ABRSM and Trinity College piano exam.
Canwei has won numbers competition during his studying such as Annual scholarship of Waikato Registered Music Teacher in 2007; Tauranga Concerto Competition 1st prize in 2009; Chosen as the most promising pianist in Christchurch National Concerto Competition in 2012 etc. Canwei has also performed internationally as an accepted participant in several international piano competitions for instance: Kerikeri International Piano Competition 2010 in NZ; Australia Internatioanl Chopin Piano Competition in 2012; Rosario International Piano Competition 2014 in Austria etc. Canwei is also an active orchestra conductor. Recently he has been guest conducted the Saint-Petersburg Youth Orchestra in Russia, Manawatu sinfonia and Manawatu Youth Orchestra in Palmerton North, Devonport Chamber Orchestra in Auckland, London Classical Soloist in the UK, Gwinnet Chamber Orchestra in the US, Kammerphilharmonie Graz in Austria.