Qiu Sheng

Trumpet Instructor at Shandong University of Arts 

Trumpet Instructor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology School of Arts

Trumpet player in the Rhine National Orchestra in Germany

Guest Principal Trumpet in the Würdigrode Chamber Orchestra in Germany

In 2006, he entered the Attached Middle School of the Central Conservatory of Music to study trumpet performance under Professor Chen Guang. In 2012, he studied trumpet performance at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in Austria under Professor Johann Plank. In 2015, he received a full scholarship to study trumpet with Jon Dante at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore.

In 2019, he obtained an Honors Bachelor's degree from the National University of Singapore. That same year, he received acceptance letters from four German music schools and chose to study trumpet performance with Professor Guido Segers, Principal Trumpet of the Munich Philharmonic, at the Leipzig University of Music and Theatre. In 2021, he pursued the highest diploma, Konzertexamen, in trumpet performance at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz with renowned Professor Wolfgang Guggenberger.

During his time in Germany, he joined the Rhine National Philharmonic Orchestra as a guest principal trumpet and became a guest player with the Würdigrode Chamber Orchestra. He also collaborated as a guest and invited player with the Trier Theatre in Germany, the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, and had long-term collaborations with orchestras in China, including the Ningbo Symphony Orchestra, Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra, Central Opera Symphony Orchestra, and Beijing Symphony Orchestra. In 2019, he was invited to participate in the Shenzhen Opera Week and the Master Stars Music Festival in Taiwan. In 2021-2022, he participated in the Germany Positively Brass & Percussion Symposium music festival, and in 2023, he was invited to the Shanghai Contemporary Music Festival. He has collaborated with various artists and conductors, including Cui Nanjing, Yang Tianwa, Shi Yijie, Lv Siqing, An Tianxu, Daniel Hope, András Schiff, Qian Zhou, Qin Liwei, Selina Ott, Alexander Krichel, Sophie Pacini, Andreas Martin Hofmeir, Lin Zhaoliang, Frank Huang, Zeng Yuqian, and conductors Daniele Gatti, Benjamin Schwarz, Rasmus Baumann, Marcus Merkel, Zheng Mingxun, Li Xincao, Yang Yang, Shui Lan, Lv Jia, Huang Jiajun, Zhang Guoyong, Huang Yi, Zhang Jiemin, and others.