Chinese violinist Weiru Sheng, is a soloist, chamber musician, teacher and holds a master degree from the Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University under Prof. Sergiu Schwartz.
Weiru was named the second prize of the 2017 Regional(Southern)MTNA Artist String Division and second prize of 2017 LaGrange Symphony Orchestra concerto competition. Other rewards include Winner -2016 Georgia MTNA Artist String Division 2015 Atlanta Music Club Scholarship Competition, 2nd prize – 2015 Georgia MTNA Artist String Division, Winner – 2014 Georgia MTNA Artist String Division, Winner – Schowb School of Music Concerto Competition in 2013 with the Prokoviev Violin Concerto No. 2. In 2012, Weiru was accepted by the Shanghai Conservatory School of Music. She has also won numerous competitions in China including 1st prize – Instrumental Competition of the Art Festival for middle and high school in the Zhejiang province, 1st prize – National Chamber Ensemble Competition in the Art Festival for middle and elementary school.
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Weirus’ orchestral experience has included principal violinist of Columbus State Orchestra, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Lagrange Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of the first violin section of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in Columbus Georgia since her freshman year. Along with guitarist Erdong Li, an MM student at the Schwob School of Music, Weiru formed the W.E. duo. After winning the Southern Guitar Competition in the duo round this past summer, they went on tour across China with 14 concerts.
Weiru’s teaching experience including teach in the Preparatory Division of the Schwob school of Music for two years.