Saturday, July 15, 2023

Ruoheng Du | 3rd Prize | Violin | 10th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Du Ruoheng, started learning the violin at a young age, won the gold medal in the first Henan Province Violin Competition in 2008. Admitted to the secondary school affiliated with the Central Conservatory of Music in 2014, entered the Central Conservatory of Music in 2018, and was admitted to the Master's program in 2022 as the top student in the major, now studying under Associate Professor Tan Liwei.


2008: Gold medal in the first Henan Province Violin Competition;

2019: Special Gold Award in the first International Ensemble Competition in Singapore as part of an ensemble group;

2021: Third place in the first World Vision String Competition, China Region.

【Orchestra Experience】:

Joined the China Youth Symphony Orchestra in 2018 and performed with the orchestra on multiple occasions;

In December 2019, successfully performed Beethoven's "Symphony No. 6," Sibelius's "Finlandia," and Respighi's "Romanian Rhapsody" at Peking University's Centennial Lecture Hall, receiving unanimous praise;

In May 2021, participated in the recording of the special program "Struggling Youth - May Fourth Youth Day" at China Central Television with the orchestra;

In June 2021, participated in the college's "Salute to a Century, a Symphony of Achievements - Orchestra Department Celebrates the Centenary of the Founding of the Communist Party" concert, successfully performing "Ode to the Red Flag," "Youth Symphony," and other pieces;

In November 2022, participated in the Sino-German online exchange concert with the Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra and successfully recorded Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9," receiving unanimous praise.

【Artistic Practice Experience】:

Participated in numerous violin masterclasses, three chamber music masterclasses, two chamber music end-of-semester concert performances, and string music festival activities. Received guidance and unanimous praise from Qian Zhou, Hu Kun, Gong Hanxiang, Peter Schumayer (first violinist of the Vienna ""Artis"" Quartet), and Professor Li Weigang (first violinist of the Shanghai Quartet).

Violin Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV 1004, Bach, 15:03