STAFF

Xu Zhenmin
Admitted into the composition department of Central Conservatory of Music in 1952. Graduated in 1957 and became a faculty member of the Central Conservatory of Music, and transferred next year to teach in department of music in Nankjing Institute of Fine Arts for 30 years. He returned to Central Conservatory of Music in 1988 and was appointed as a professor and supervisor of dectorate candidates.As a teacher, he has educated and brought up many composers for the country during his 40-year educational career,many of them have become the professors and well- known composers who are very active in China and abroad.His works have been performed not only in China but also in countries like Russia, Japan, USA, Mexico, Chile, Germany,Spain,Czech,Sweden,Finland,Estonia and Austalia. He comes to our school to hold the Master Class 2 times per year.
Yumin Tsai
Yu-min Tsai is an accomplished flutist from Taiwan. She received her Master of Music degree in flute performance from The Catholic University of America in D.C. Currently she is pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in flute performance at Claremont Graduate University.
Yu-min has been giving public performances, teaching and judging in Taiwan and US. She has many successful solo flute recitals and chamber music concerts in National Recital Hall of Taipei and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York.
In addition to performing, Yu-min was the flute and piccolo player of Taipei Civic Symphony Orchestra. She taught flute at several elementary music schools and in Music Departments of high schools in the greater Taipei area before she returned to the U.S.
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Yu-min Tsai's Students Awards

2014 SYMF

Victoria Wang - Flute Q1 - 1st Place
Selia Wu - Flute Q1 - 2nd Place
Jessica Fung - Flute Q2 - 1st Place
Jenny Tao - Flute O2 (Open) - 3rd Place

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2015 MACOC (Musical Arts Competition of Orange County)

Shirlynn Chan - Flute I - 1st Place
Jenny Tao - Flute III - 2nd Place

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2015 MTAC LA Branch Scholarship Competition

Jenny Tao - Woodwind I - 1st Place