Toronto Chinese Orchestra 多倫多中樂團

2012-06-30 Concert Perfomers: Annie Ning 寧寧, Pipa

Annie has been interested in traditional Chinese music since childhood and started playing the pipa at the age of eight after immigrating to Canada with her parents from China. She began her pipa studies with renowned pipa soloist Wendy Zhao since 2009. In the same year, she joined the Toronto Chinese Orchestra and participated in many performances around Canada. This year, Annie received the Ontario Volunteer Service Award, nominated by the Toronto Chinese Orchestra, and first place at Kiwanis Music Festival for Non-Western String Instruments (Plucked).

寜寜自幼喜歡中國傳統樂器,隨父母親從中國移民到加國後,從8歲開始學習琵琶。自2009年開始,師從琵琶演奏家趙文欣老師,同年加入多倫多中樂團,一直積極參與樂團的各種演出活動,為此獲樂團推荐榮獲2012年安省青年志願者獎。她在2012年的多倫多Kiwanis音樂節比賽中,獲得第一。