Xirui (pronounced shee ray) has had seven years of classical voice instruction, including a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Shanghai Normal University and ongoing graduate courses at California State University, Northridge. Even though she enjoys students of all ages, she specializes in teaching children and has five years of private tutoring experience. Xirui has had over ten years of piano performance practice that began when she was a child. She developed an interest and expertise in many genres of music, including classical, musical theatre, pop, and jazz. Xirui is distinctive at The Music Junction for her familiarity with both Asian and western music cultures. Music performance and education will always an important part of her life in which she will strive for excellence!
Apart from her music career, she enjoys reading, writing and art. She has published several poems, novels, critics, and fictions on newspaper and magazines in Chinese.