Wu, Pei-Ching, internationally renowned marimbist, obtained her master’s degree in Percussion Performance from Northern Illinois University in 1994. With dissertation entitled Extended Multiple Mallet Performance in Keyboard Percussion, which illustrates six-mallet techniques through two Taiwanese compositions, Wu earned her doctorate from West Virginia University in 2005. Her teachers include Ju, Tzong-Ching, Keiko Abe, Robert Chappell, Richard Holly, Tim Peterman and Paschal Younge. A founding member, Wu has served as Principal of the Ju Percussion Group since she was 18 and gives recitals regularly. In 1999, she was invited to perform with the Amadinda Percussion Group in Budapest Spring Festival. She also performed with Martha Argerich in Taipei in 2001, In 2009, Wu was nominated for the 8th Taishin Arts Award with “The Glamorous Match”. She was invited to perform at Marimba 2010 I.F.C to critical acclaim. In 2012, Wu was nominated for the 10th Taishin Arts Award with her 2011 marimba recital“Wonderland”. Wu is an Associate Professor of Music at Taipei National University of the Arts and is the Principle of Ju Percussion Group. Wu also teaches at the National Taipei university of Education and Shih Chien University at the present.
Pei Ching-Wu (Taiwan) -2016-
Ukmerge cultural center (Kauno st. 8)