Su Meng

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Su Meng
Born1988
Qingdao, China
GenresClassical music
Occupation(s)Musician
Instrumentsclassical guitar
Years active2006–present
Associated actsWang Yameng, Beijing Guitar Duo
Websitewww.mengsu.com www.beijingguitarduo.com

Su Meng (苏萌; born 1988) is a classical guitarist. She was born in Qingdao, Shandong. She started studying classical guitar in 1997 under the tuition of Chen Zhi of the Central Conservatory of Music. In 2006 she was under full scholarship of Manuel Barrueco of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. She has also performed in a quartet formation with Wang Yameng, Li Jie, and Chen Shanshan (Four Angels)。Currently she is concertizing as a soloist and also in duo with Wang Yameng, as the Beijing Guitar Duo.

Competitions[edit]

  • 2002: first prize in the 5th Vienna International Guitar Competition. [1]
  • 2005: first prize in the 48th Tokyo International Guitar Competition. [2]
  • 2006: winner of the first Parkening Young Guitarist Competition. [3]
  • 2006: winner of the first Iserlohn Guitarist Competition.[4]
  • 2014: Maryland State Art Council's Individual Artist Award in Classical Solo Performance [5]
  • 2015: winner of the fourth Parkening Guitar Competition.[6]

Discography[edit]

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References[edit]

  • “她的水平已经不需要我给与什么指导了” — David RussellClassical guitarist [7]
  • "Ms. Su’s captivating performance of Sergio Assad’s Aquarelle brought out the underlying Samba rhythms in magical fashion" — ClevelandClassical.com
  • "having the star potential to serve as inspiration for new generations of guitarists to come.” — Classical Guitar Magazine
  • "a meditative and improvisational interpretation full of exquisite rubato and colorful effects...that took my breath away” —SF ClassicalVoice
  • "The Beijing Duo’s performance was a model of elegant clarity,sumptuously beautiful tone production, and emotional contrast." —SF Classical Voice
  • “我从未想到把钢琴独奏改编成吉他二重奏,竟如此的好听:这张《巴赫到谭盾》的CD碟,记录了我机欣赏的(北京吉他二重奏)的经典。" —Tan DunMusician Conductor [8]

External links[edit]

Homepages[edit]

  • [10]
  • [11] Beijing Guitar Duo Meng Su & Yameng Wang

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