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About Heng LIU

Issuing time:2019-06-01 11:14

Heng LIU, percussion principle of National Center for the Performing Arts Orchestra ,   teaching in School of Music, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, executive director of Chinese percussion the association, artist of MEINL Percussion, MEINL Cymbals, Innovative Percussion, Marimba One, and Remo, Fan Mallets, Hanqi Sticks.

Heng LIU studied percussion from childhood with his father Yaguang LIU, professor of percussion at Xi 'an Conservatory of Music. In 2005, he was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Music. He studied with professor Gang LIU and professor Biao LI successively and obtained bachelor's and master's degrees. By the time he was 18, liu heng had won the first price in the "National Youth Percussion Competition". Heng LIU was invited by the "Italian International Percussion Competition" as a percussion jury, and held master classes and special concerts, and in the annual "International Network Percussion Competition" as a jury, Heng LIU is also the jury of "National Youth Percussion Competition".

Major cities in China from 2017 to 2019, LIU opened the improvisation and interactive Percussion trip - "Give me one hour ", including Tiaoqiao Art Center in Beijing, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Xi 'An concert hall, Shijiazhuang Center for the Performing Arts, etc., using live fully and interactive way of playing will rich percussion music world to the audience.

Now, Heng LIU has published two albums: "percussion visionary --Heng LIU Percussion Concert" and "DRUMS", an original album released by "Hei Chao Duo" with famous drummer Yanchao Li, as well as his personal column "Heng LIU said" in music weekly.

As a percussion performer, Heng LIU has traveled to various music festivals around the world. They include Italian International Percussion Competition and Festival, Greek International Percussion Competition and Festival, NCPA International Percussion Festival, Beijing International Electronic Music Festival, Beijing Modern Music Festival, Jazz Shanghai Music Festival, Strawberry Music Festival, MIDI Festival and so on.

At the same time, LIU has created more than 30 works, such as percussion ensemble piece   "The "General", "Memory", "Face2Face", percussion and electronic music "Delay", "Percumotion" percussion solo "Rain the Blind Monk", "Wild LEO ", "Poem" and so on, and in 2016, with China's Traditional Percussion solo piece "Gazing on Mountain TAI" won the 1st price of "China Traditional Music Festival - CCOM ethnic Percussion works collection competitoin".

In 2019, Heng LIU won "Best Work Awards of" and "Best All-round Percussionist" of "2019 Drummmer's Ceremony".

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