Originally from China, pianist Wenwen Du trained with her mentor, Professor Lee Kum Sing at the Vancouver Academy of Music (Canada). Wenwen earned a Bachelor’s of Music degree and an Artist Diploma from VAM.
As a solo pianist Wenwen has been awarded prizes from the Third Prokofiev International Piano Competition (Ukraine) and the Third Wiesbaden Piano Competition (Germany) as well as winning scholarships from the Vancouver Chopin Society (Canada). She has given solo recitals in China, North America and Europe.
Wenwen is an active collaborative pianist, training at the Oxford Lieder Festival (UK), at the Franz Schubert Institut (Austria), and at the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme (UK). Her teachers have included Elly Ameling, Wolfgang Holzmair, Ian Bostridge, Julius Drake and Imogen Cooper.
Wenwen currently lives in Vancouver, Canada, while maintaining a local and international performance schedule. Most recently, she appeared at the Casalmaggiore International Music Festival (Italy) and in recital with Mr. Bostridge in Dallas (USA) and Schloss Elmau (Germany). She will tour North America with Mr. Bostridge in April.