Fei Ren: Accompanist
Fei Ren graduated with a PGDip in Piano Performance with Distinction at the Royal Academy of Music in 2008, where she studied with Christopher Elton. She received the Lloyd Hartley Prize from the Academy in 2008, and was a Finalist in the Keyboard section of the Royal Overseas League competition in 2007.
Fei received a Masters’ degree with First Class Honours at the University of Auckland’s School of Music, where she studied with Tamas Vesmas, and was the winner of the School’s Concerto Competition in 2004. In 2005, she also won the National Concerto Competition, as well as receiving the Encouragement Award in the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition. Fei has performed with the Auckland Philharmonic, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and the Auckland Youth Orchestra.
Fei is a very busy chamber musician and has performed with various instrumentalists in venues such as St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James Piccadilly. As a choral accompanist she has also gained much experience with both professional and amateur choirs.