Luo Wei (罗威)
Luo Wei (罗威) is the KPOstar / KPOtalent & Senior Orchestra Conductor at kids' philharmonic@sg. He is a violinist and full-time instructor at kids’ philharmonic@sg, as well as an assistant teacher of Qian Zhou at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. In his early days, before middle school, he studied the violin with Ding Zhi Nuo, a professor of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Upon entry into middle school, he was taken under the tutelage of Huang Chen Xing, Head of Strings Department of his middle school (affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music), and Zheng Shi Sheng, professor of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where he studied for 6 years.
Thereafter, Luo Wei received a full scholarship to study with Qian Zhou, Head of the Strings Department at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore, and is now a holder of a Graduate Diploma from the conservatory.
Luo Wei is vastly experienced in performing, having participated in many performances around the world. Amongst the more notable ones are as follows. From 2001 to 2004, he participated in the Shanghai Spring Festival as Principal Second Violin of the Shanghai Youth Orchestra. In 2002, he participated in a concert in the United States as a representative of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. From 2004 to 2010, Luo Wei participated in a series of violin concerts every semester, held by Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, as well as masterclasses at the Esplanade held by Ning Feng, Cho Liang Lin, Ding Zhi Nuo and David Takeno. Luo Wei was awarded the special prize of National University of Singapore in 2005, as well as the third prize of Singapore’s National Piano and Violin Competition in the same year.