Chan Hoi Phang 陈海朋
Chan Hoi Phang was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1990. At the age of 13, he began to learn Chinese bamboo flute (“Dizi”) from the renowned Dizi musician from China National Traditional Orchestra, Mr. Wang CiHeng. He was subsequently apprenticed to the acclaimed Dizi musician, Professor Zhan YongMing in Singapore from 2004. In 2006 he furthered his music education at the Hangzhou Zhejiang Vocational Academy of Art under Mr. Deng ShiHui. In 2008 he passed the entry examination and was admitted to the Department of Chinese Traditional Instruments at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, with a major in Dizi performance under Professor Zhan YongMing. In 2012 he gained acceptance to the graduate school (master’s degree program) at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and conducted a research on “Musicology – The Theory of Chinese Traditional Music”, under the supervision of Professor Huang Bai and Professor Xiao Mei.