Wei Feng is world-renowned soprano, teacher, and vocal                                                   coach. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from                                         Shandong Qufu Normal University, a Master’s degree in Voice P                                      Performance from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt                                             University, and a Master’s degree in Educational Media and                                             Technology from East Tennessee State University. Upon                                                     receiving her Bachelor's degree, she was hired as a principal                                             soloist for The Shandong Song & Dance Theatre. After                                                       pursuing her graduate education in the United States, she                                                 worked as a faculty member of the music department at East                                             Tennessee State University.

 

As a performer, Wei Feng has played leading roles in opera productions Gianni Schicchi, Carmen, Turandot, La Boheme, Don Giovanni, and The Ballad of Baby Doe. In 2012, she performed Handel's Messiah as the soprano soloist with the Greater San Diego Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Angela Yeung at the University of San Diego. The Greater San Diego Chamber Orchestra also accompanied Wei Feng in her 2013 solo concert at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts and in 2014 at the California Center of the Arts in Escondido. She performed in a China tour in the fall of 2014, and performed a solo concert at the Shandong Lishan Theatre in October 2015, entitled "Singing Across the Pacific".

 

After performing for over 30 years, Wei Feng brings firsthand experience from working professionally in the field of opera. In 2011, she founded Wei Feng Vocal Studio to bring professional vocal training to students of all ages. She also serves as a guest instructor at Grace School and Hua Xia Chinese School in San Diego, CA.

 

Education:

B.A. Music Education - Qufu Normal University, Shandong, China

M.M. Vocal Performance - Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois 

M.Ed. Educational Media and Technology - East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

 

Memberships:

Music Teachers Association of California

National Association of Teachers of Singing

 

Awards:

1984 - 1st Place, Vocal Competition of China's Art Academies

1989 - Shandong Province Vocal TV Grand Prix Award

1993 - 1st Place, Chicago International Singing Festival

2014 - Recognition of Outstanding Contributions in the Preservation and Promotion of Asian Pacific American Culture and Heritage

2015 - Diploma of Recognition, American Protégé International Vocal Competition

2017 - First Place Winner, Professional Singers Broadway/Musical Theatre Category of the American Protégé International Vocal Competition