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Violinist and Composer Peng Fei was selected to compose music for the official celebrations at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.
Peng Fei graduated 3 times with highest distinction from Shanghai Conservatory of Music on classic violin performance (2000), the Royal Brussels Music Conservatory majored in jazz performance and composition (2002) and the Royal Conservatory of THE HAGUE where he studied with saxophonist John Ruocco (2003). Peng Fei composes music for international brand advertising, TV commercials, documentaries, TV dramas and movies.
He has appeared worldwide as a performer and music director: the 2002 German Castal Jazz Festival; 2003 Macau International Jazz Festival with jazz great Eugene Pao special performance; 2005 Singapore Art Of Chinese Festival, 2005 Hong Kong International art festival-All that shanghai jazz, 2005 Hong Kong International Jazz Festival-Coco Zhao/Peng Fei special performance; 2006 Malaysian Miri international Jazz Festival-All that shanghai jazz, 2006 Canadian Montreal International Jazz Festival- Possicobilities Band special performance.
Peng Fei appeared recently at the Montreal Jazz Festival and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. He was featured in an NPR special broadcast with his collegue Coco Zhao, the renowned Shanghai jazz vocalist.