Chinese pianist Danwen Wei, is hailed as one of the most outstanding musicians of his generation. His commanding technique and artistic temperament have resulted in his appearances as soloist with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, New York Chamber Symphony, Augusta Symphony, Symphony of the Americas, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Shanghai Symphony, Shanghai Broadcasting Orchestra, National Orchestra of China and the Singapore Symphony among many others.

A Steinway Artist, Wei has performed in cities throughout the United States as well as in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Switzerland, Hong Kong, and mainland China. His two solo albums were released on 3D Classic label, and a concerto performance was released by China Record Company.

In recent years, Wei has been expanding into the area of conducting as well. He has conducted Soloisti di Perigia, Badapest Youth Symphony, the Oshdot Symphony of Israel, University of Alicante Symphony,and Shenyang Youth Symphony, and the Master’s Chamber Orchestra of Central Conservaory of China among others. He has been a principal conductor of Music Fest Perugia in Italy since 2013.

A graduate of The Juilliard School and one of the last pupils of the legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz, Wei is now a much sought after teacher in China and a frequent adjudicator in both national and international piano competitions. Wei’s students have won top prizes in many competitions, and he is a faculty member of many summer festivals including Musicfest Perugia in Perugia, Italy, and Beijing Music Festival and Academy. Currently, Wei is on the faculty of the Central Conservatory of China in Beijing, and became chair of the piano department in 2019.