Zhu Shirui

Zhu Shirui graduated from the Composition Department of the Sichuan Conservatory of Music in 1983 and obtained a master's degree of composition in the Central Conservatory of Music where he stayed as a teacher upon graduation. In 1991, he went to Germany for study. In the meantime, he received a lot of academic awards and commissions. In 1995, the Deutschlandfunk held a personal new works recital for him. Mr. Zhu received the German Doctor of Philosophy (Music) degree in 1999. In 2003, he became the composition professor and doctoral supervisor of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Mr. Zhu has published many professional writings and papers and has been invited by famous European conservatories to give lectures and keynote speeches. His works of orchestral, chamber and vocal music have won numerous awards and have been performed at many major international music festivals.