Born and raised in Beijing, Wu Fei is a virtuoso composer,
vocalist and guzheng (Chinese zither) performer. She spent
her formative years at the China Conservatory of Music
before coming to the US in 2000.
She holds a M.A. in Composition from Mills College and is a
grant recipient of "Meet the Composer". While at Mills, she
began to diversify her sound and experiment widely,
working with musicians like John Zorn, Fred Frith, Carla
Kilhstedt, Béla Fleck, Pauline Oliveros, and Cecil Taylor.
Wu Fei's compositions for choir, string quartet, chamber
ensemble, Balinese gamelan, orchestra, film, and modern
dance exhibit her remarkable skill and profound musical