The daughter of Korean parents, Winnie Wen is becoming one of the most promising artists of our time, with her contemporary interpretations of classics from the likes of Liszt, Chopin and Debussy, alongside with more modern works.
Her musical upbringing began at the young age of four. That in itself is no wonder, as she was raised within a very musical family. Her mother, a professional piano instructor, saw Winnie’s natural attraction to the piano, and soon helped her daughter develop her talent, all the while encouraging her passion.
At just five years of age, Winnie held her first official concert. By age eight, she already began studies with Aiping Kim at the Conservatory of Music in China. Winnie Wen gained numerous accolades and awards including the first prize winner of the Young Talent International Competition in China, Fine Arts Award of Beijing. Winnie took several Master Classes from world famous pianists such as Professors Martha Agerich, Fou Ts’ong and Thomas Duis.
In 2005 Winnie received her German Citizenship.
Winnie Wen has performed concerts in China, Hong Kong, Japan, USA, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and France. Winnie Wen was invited to perform for the former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Guido Westerwelle, on his state election campaign 2010 in Germany.
Recently, Mrs. Wen has focused on Chinese classical folk music. The audience travels with the experience of the captivating passion as stories from China come to life in the brilliant music of “Winnie Wen”.
Winnie Wen is the “First Price Winner” of the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition 2011. She further received the “Best Performance Award” in the Winners Recital at Carnegie Hall, New York City. In November 2012 Winnie Wen performed as “Invited Special Guest” at Carnegie Hall for a second time.
Winnie Wen actively shares her talents to support children with disabilities all over the world.