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Dongni Xu Associate Professor



Dongni Xu,

Associate Professor,

Pianist, Member of the Chinese musicians ' Association, Judge of Jiangsu Piano grading Committee.

Ms. Xu studied piano in Japan and Austria from 1985 to 1990 and studied with Prof. Alexander Jenner in University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. After returned to China, she studied piano with Prof. Bichun Situ and received her Master of Arts Degree of Piano Performance and Teaching from Nanjing Normal University in 1995. She soon became a piano teacher of Nanjing Normal University after graduation. She gave many piano recitals and published several academic theses and essays on core journals Piano Artistry, Hundred Schools in Arts, Musical Life and so on.

Ms. Xu has many achievement as a piano teacher as well. Her video lecture DVD ‘First course in instrumental music—Piano’ published by Nanjing Audio and Video Publishing House and was reissued many times. In recent years, her students received awards in competitions and performances including: the second place winner of the 8th Music Education Students Basic Skills Competition of National Colleges in Sep 2014,Outstanding Performance Award in Graduate Student Piano Solo Group of the 5th Music Education Students Piano Performance Competition of National Colleges in Oct 2015. Ms. Xu herself also received Outstanding Instructor Award in The 6th Jiangsu Province Universities Music Education Students Basic Skills Competition in Aug 2014.