Wei Xiao Dong began studying Erhu with her father at the age of 5. She was accepted to the Central Conservatory of Music in 1980, studying under Professors Zhang Shao,Feng Zihao and Mr. Zhang Yuming. She has won numerous awards and competitions and has performed throughout China (while working as a member of the China Motion Picture Orchestra), Japan and the USA.
Her CD available here, "Erhu Solo by Wei Xiao Dong", contains classical Chinese songs with accompaniment by the Central National Orchestra of China. Including Yaun Ke playing yang qin and Yuan Ding on piano. The music was conducted by Liu Ju.
Recently relocating to the USA, Xiao Dong Wei can be found performing throughout the country at various festivals and concerts with many different artists. She plays with a a world music quartet called "XD WEI", whose debut cd called 'String Theory' is also available here on CDbaby.
Xiao Dong is also an accomplished guzheng player and plans to release a full guzheng cd in the near future.
Xiao Dong will be performing a classical set with Steinway Roster Artist Yuki Mack on 10/31/07 in Farmington Hills, Mich.
For news and info on all of Xiao Dong's upcoming shows, etc., visit: www.xiaodongwei.com or www.myspace.com/xiaodongwei