Are you interested in learning how to play the Dizi? With his meticulous and patient teaching style, Wei Xuan will ensure that you understand each technique that is needed. He is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and reach your full potential on the Dizi. He can conduct lessons in both English and Mandarin, allowing you to choose which language you’re more comfortable learning with.
As a prolific musician, Wei Xuan has worked with many musicians and artists to create new sounds while preserving the beauty and traditions of traditional Chinese music on the Dizi. In 2018, Wei Xuan was the featured musician for Path. 9, an art and sound installation by artist Boedi Widjaja, presented in Singapore Art Week 2018. In 2019, he recorded for the local short film Bodhi, an original composition by local composer Sulwyn Lok, which won the Singapore National Youth Film Awards 2019 – Best Original Music Award. In 2021, Wei Xuan was featured in the Singapore Police Force publication Police Life Magazine under the edition’s SPF Got Talent feature.
Wei Xuan was the first runner-up for the Dizi Open category in the National Chinese Music Competition 2018. He also won the first prize for the Ensemble category in Singapore Chinese Music Competition 2020, alongside the local Chinese Wind Percussion ensemble, Reverberance and also in 2022, with NAFA Chinese Ensemble.
A dedicated educator, Wei Xuan was the theory and aural instructor in the Singapore Police Force Band in 2021. Currently, Wei Xuan is the Dizi instructor for the Catholic High School (Primary) and Greendale Secondary School Chinese Orchestra.
An undergraduate at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Wei Xuan is doing his Bachelor in Music (Honours), in collaboration with the Royal College of Music, London, under the tutelage of Singapore Chinese Orchestra Dizi Principal Yin Zhiyang. Wei Xuan is the Dizi Principal and Woodwind Section Leader of the NAFA Chinese Ensemble.