Qirui (“Chee-ray”) has been playing piano since the age of three. He is an advanced piano player with over 20 years of extensive training and performance experience, and a music educator with 7 years of teaching experience. He is currently in advanced study for the Master’s degree of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Ottawa. Before pursuing further studies, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree double major in Music and Arts Administration with distinction from Bishop’s University, won Howard Brown Memorial Scholarships from 2019 to 2022 and BUMS Album of Prominent Pianist Reward in 2022. He has travelled throughout America, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and China, and has performed in recitals during his travels.
Qirui also works as a music segment content creator. He has created and published 30+ original piano-playing videos and shared them on social media platforms including Youtube, Tiktok and WeChat.
Qirui is passionate about the piano and looks forward to sharing his knowledge with his students.