About Silu

A member of the Oregon Symphony since 2010 - 2011 season, Silu Fei has enjoyed great acclaim as an orchestral and chamber musician.During the 2008-2009 season, Mr. Fei not only played on concert stages all over the country, such as Carnegie Hall, Davies Hall and Walt Disney Hall as a member of the San Francisco Symphony, but also took part in the legendary and widely-acclaimed recording of Mahler's Eighth Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas, which won three Grammy Awards in 2009. During the past few years, Mr. Fei has collaborated with many internationally renowned conductors, such as Christoph Eschenbach, Valery Gergiev, Kurt Masur and Charles Dutoit. His recent orchestral experience also includes the Utah Symphony from 2014-2015, Culver City Symphony, New York String Seminar Orchestra, American Youth Orchestra, Young Musicians' Foundation Debut Orchestra, and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra. He also has been an active chamber music performer collaborating with many renowned artists. The recording album "Inner world" composed by David Lefkowitz was released in 2008 featured Mr. Fei as the soloist, and Duet collaboration with renowned violist Paul Coletti.

Silu Fei has been active as a teacher for many years. Mr. Fei is a member of AFM (American Federation of Musicians) and ASTA (American String Teachers Association). Mr. Fei specializes in Suzuki Violin Method, Sassmannshaus Violin Method, and Galamian Violin Method.

Born in Chengdu, China, Mr. Fei began his musical training at the age of four. He earned his Bachelor Degree in violin and viola performance at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 2005, he came to the U.S. pursing the Artist Diploma with a full scholarship at the Colburn Conservatory, where he was a student of Paul Coletti. He performs on a 2010 Benning Viola.