A member of the Oregon Symphony since the 2010 – 2011 season, Silu Fei has enjoyed great acclaim as an orchestral and chamber musician. During the 2008-2009 season, Mr. Fei played on concert stages all over the country as a member of the San Francisco Symphony, and performed on the widely-acclaimed recording of Mahler’s Eighth Symphony under the baton of Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas, which went on to win three Grammy Awards in 2009. He also has been an active chamber music performer collaborating with many renowned artists. The recording album “Inner world” composed by David Lefkowitz was released in 2008 featured Mr. Fei as the soloist, and a Duet collaboration with renowned violist Paul Coletti.
Silu Fei has been active as a teacher for many years. In the 2009-2010 season Mr. Fei volunteered teaching and coaching for the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles and Harmonic Project which focus on providing music education to low-income families.
Born in Chengdu, China, Mr. Fei began his musical training at the age of four. He studied violin and viola at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 2005, he came to the U.S. with a full scholarship at the Colburn Conservatory, where he was a student of Paul Coletti, Ronald Leonard and Arnold Steinhardt.