Coco teaches private piano lessons for students of all levels.
Middle school Affiliated with Shanghai Conservatory, 2005-2008. High school Affiliated with Shanghai Conservatory, 2008-2011. Oberlin College & Conservatory, 2011-2015. New York University Steinhardt School, 2016-present.
Pianist Coco W. who was born in China, exhibited a great talent in music when she was just 5 years old. Coco chose to play piano at first as a hobby, until she was one of the 10 children selected from over 300 candidates in China to study in the elementary school affiliated with Shanghai Conservatory of Music when she was 10. While she studied in Shanghai, she was chosen to perform regularly in Center Music Hall in the Shanghai Conservatory. Meanwhile, she was invited to perform in major cities in China such as Beijing, Tianjin, Huaibei, Qingdao and Hefei. Coco has actively collaborated with instrumentalists and vocalists including the Traditional Music Honor Recital in HeLuTing Concert Hall in Shanghai, China. Coco won the 2nd prize of Conservatories in China Piano Competition, and 3rd prize of Zhujiang Piano Competition. She also recorded an album for the Royal Music Academy Piano level exam test book.
In 2011, Coco received a full scholarship from Oberlin Conservatory and earned the Dean’s talent award. In 2015, she finished her Bachelors degree in piano performance from Oberlin Conservatory under the guidance of French concert pianist Prof. Monique Duphil. Now residing in New York, Coco has been pursuing her Masters Degree in piano performance at the Steinhardt School, New York University, studying with Concert pianist Prof. Eduard Halim. She is also an adjunct piano faculty at NYU where she teaches private piano lessons. Besides performing solo and working with other artists, she has joined various music festivals such as the Colorado College Music Festival, Shanghai International Piano Festival and Oberlin Baroque Music Festival. Coco has also been performing in master classes for maestros such as Fu Cong, Peter Frankl, Eteri Andjaparidze, Alexa Still, Kwok Gabriel, Michael Endrens and more.