Lan CUI, Pianist and professor at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, giving her recitals and chamber music concerts over China, Europe and United States.
She began her piano studying at 4, entered the conservatory at the age of 12, after getting her Bacherlor Degree at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, she studied at the Brussels Royal Conservatory in the class of Daniel Blumenthal. In 2005 she was accepted as a full scolarships student at the Queen Elisabeth College of Music under the piano class of Abdel Rahman El Bacha, and chamber music class of Jean-Claude Venden EydenIn and gained the highest "Master after Master"Degree which given by the Belgium Queen Paola. Meanwhile she got Piano and Chamber music Artist Diploma in Antwerp Conservatory under the class of Levente Kende and Josef De Beenhouwer.
She participated several master classes given by the famous pianists, for example,
Lee Kum Sing, Chen Hung-Kuan ,Hans Leygraf, Charles Rosen, Karl-Heinz Kammerling, Aldo Ciccolini, Badura Skoda,Menahem Pressler,Vladimir Krainev ,Pascale ROGE and Dominique Merlet,etc.
She has given many recitals and chamber music concerts in Shenyang Grand Theater, Shanghai Conservatory, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, Brussels Royal Conservatory, Brussels MIM, Brussels Flagey, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Holland Music Session, Holland ZA concerts, Nice Summer Festival, Festival de Menton in France, and Great Lake Music Festival in the US,etc.
She has performed with Prima la Musica Orchestra and Royal Chamber Music
Orchestra of Wallonie conducted by A.Dumay.She is invited to the masterclass and concert by Academy Villecroze in France and given Masterclasses and recitals frequently in Xinjiang Art Institute of China. Currently she wrote several essays and articles for the magazines, for example "Piano Artistry" and "Academic journal of Shenyang Conservatory". She has published her DVD "CUI Lan Piano Recital-Ravel piano works" in 2015.
She was the Laureat of the André Dumortier International Piano Competition in April
2003, Belgium YAMAHA Piano Competition in 2004，Musica Aeterna international Piano Competition in August,2007，and she got the 1st prize of Valmalète Internation Piano Competition in Paris.