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Mutian Cui



Young pianist Cui Mutian. Winners of a number of important awards in international competitions, including but not limited to the Gold Award of the Giastella International Piano Competition, the Silver Award of the Hong Kong·Asian Piano Open and other dozens of other domestic and foreign piano awards. In 2020, he was awarded the artist diploma of the Cleveland Institute of Music in the United States, and was certified as a doctoral diploma by the Chinese Ministry of Education. In the same year, approved by the Nanjing Municipal Government and relevant competent authorities, they were introduced to Nanjing as a high-level talent (category E). Class D talents in the city.

His performance was praised by renowned pianist Ali Vardy as "extremely good at creating beautiful and quiet acoustics, even the silence between sentences is so beautiful" and "the best Debussy performance of the year". In 2017, he was invited to be a pianist at the "Spring of Sino-French Culture" French Jacobin Art Festival. During the epidemic in 2020, he and Ye Lin, a young pianist living in the United States and Germany, jointly founded Mutian Music Education in Nanjing, focusing on cultivating and delivering top talents to first-class music academies overseas, and achieved great success almost immediately.

He has performed all over the world, including New York Avram Concert Hall, Cleveland Kulas Concert Hall and Mixon Concert Hall, Virginia Smoot Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui Cultural Arts Center, Chiang Mai Thailand KAD Concert Hall, Nanjing Poly Theater , Nanjing Culture and Art Center and other important cultural landmarks and Fudan University, Nanjing University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and other institutions of higher learning. He has successfully held many large-scale public courses such as "On the Aesthetics in Piano Performance", "On the Static and Dynamic in Piano Performance", and "On the Breathtaking Sound" in top domestic universities such as Fudan University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology. In 2018, his debut piano solo album "Mutian - Live at Mixon" was released, which has so far gained more than 300,000 views on major streaming platforms.

At the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022, Cui Mutian was successively invited by the Nanjing University Symphony Orchestra and the Nanjing Philharmonic Orchestra, as a special invited pianist, at the Nanjing University New Year's Concert, the New Year's Concert of Nanjing University's government departments and directly affiliated units, and two consecutive concerts. He performed "Yellow River Piano Concerto" and Rachmaninoff's "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor" at the Nanjing New Year's Concert. The related performances were recorded and broadcast by Nanjing TV Station. In 2021, his other important performances include piano recitals in landmark concert halls such as Nanjing Poly Grand Theater and Hangzhou Xizi Concert Hall.

During the epidemic in 2020, he and Ye Lin, a young pianist living in the United States and Germany, jointly founded Mutian Music Education in Nanjing, focusing on cultivating and delivering top talents to first-class music academies overseas, and achieved great success almost immediately. In the 2020-2021 application for overseas music schools in the United Kingdom and the United States, under the shadow of the financial collapse of overseas institutions brought about by the epidemic, students from Mutian Music Education achieved the Top 2 school slam in the application in the United Kingdom, and in the application in the United States Won the Grand Slam of the TOP10 colleges. Among them, it also includes a full scholarship admission from the Royal Academy of Music (RAM), and a 120% super full scholarship admission from the University of Cincinnati School of Music (CCM). A number of achievements are unrivaled in the application of overseas music conservatories in mainland China this year.

In 2019, he was invited to Chiang Mai, Thailand to perform Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor with the Chiang Mai Philharmonic Orchestra. After the performance, he accepted the then consul of the Chinese Consulate in Chiang Mai. Mr. Ren Yisheng congratulated him . Before the epidemic, his other important performances included piano solo, concerto, and chamber music performances in the United States, Canada, Italy, Thailand and important cities in China. Before each piece of his concerts at home and abroad, Mutian insists on explaining and guiding the audience in simple terms, which is also widely praised by audiences at home and abroad.

In addition to his professional performance and teaching experience, in terms of academic and social activities, since 2016, Cui Mutian founded the classical music popularization public account "Mutiantan Art Record" (WeChat Mutiantan), which has accumulated more than 20,000 fans so far. Among them, many music reviews and interviews with top pianists have swept the domestic music industry and were published in "Piano Art" magazine. In the translation of art monographs. Many of his translations have been published in the magazine "Sanlian Philharmonic", and he has participated in the review work of "Kunzi: 200 Canon Exercises in the Second Part of the Advanced Piano Academy". At the same time, as the only translator, he translated some of Bach's piano works (including Goldberg Variations, Partita, Toccata, etc.) by Hans Bischoff.

In the course of more than 20 years of study and performance, Cui Mutian first studied piano with Professor Mo Jialang, the founder of Inner Mongolia Academy of Arts, the first generation of piano educators in New China, and the former director of the piano department of Nanjing University of the Arts. Since 2011, he has studied with the United States. Apple's Chopin Program has signed a pianist, Professor Wu Xiaofeng, Ph.D. from the School of Music of the University of Michigan and a master tutor of Nanjing Normal University. Since 2017, he has studied under the silver medalist of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Italian pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi, as well as the famous British pianist Stephen Hough, famous pianist, educator Arie Vardi and famous pianist Jerome Lowenthal, Paul Schenly's words and deeds.

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