Laney College Music Coach
The Greatwall Youth Orchestra Instructor(Guzheng & Percussion)
The Purple Silk Music Education Foundation Instructor
Hip-Wah Summer Program Specialized Instructors
Professional Guzheng Lessons
Scoring & Composition
Victoria, Qiaowu Liu, 出生在中国一个富有学术和艺术气息的家庭. 良好的家庭氛围使她在音乐领域有所造诣. 5岁开始学习古筝,启蒙老师郭红莲 (军区政治部文工团古筝独奏演员，国家二级演奏员。中国音乐家协会会员). 后师从著名古筝演奏家王中山 (中国音乐学院教授/博士生导师, 国乐系副主任,中国音乐家协会理事/古筝学会会长, 中国民族管弦乐学会古筝专业委员会执行会长). 10岁获得古筝艺术考级10级证书,后多次参加市级,省级,国家级专业古筝比赛并取得优异成绩.
“985,211”重点高校中国海洋大学 "古筝表演" 专业学士学位.
旧金山艺术大学 "作曲与电影音乐制作" 专业硕士研究生学位,师从两届奥斯卡奖获得者-作曲家Gunnard Doboze.
现定居美国加州-旧金山湾区,担任蕾尼大学音乐指导教师, 加州长城青年乐团指导教师(古筝,打击乐), 紫竹音乐教育基金会指导教师(古筝,打击乐), 协华夏令营签约音乐教师.
Teacher Victoria was born into a scholarly and artistic family, The family environment made her successful in the field of music. She learned to play Guzheng when she was five years old. Her first teacher is HongLian Guo(Guzheng soloist of the Art Troupe of the political Department of the military region, national second-class performer. Member of Chinese musicians Association), and then she became the student of ZhongShan Wang(Professor / doctoral supervisor of China Conservatory of Music, Deputy Director of Chinese Music Department, Director of Chinese musicians Association / President of Guzheng Society, Executive Chairman of Guzheng Professional Committee of Chinese Orchestra Society), and got his careful advice. When she was 10 years old, she got the "Guzheng Art Test 10 Level Certificate". And participated in different professional Guzheng competitions and got excellent prizes.
Bachelor's degree from "Ocean University of China" with a major in "Music Performance".
Master's degree from the "Academy of Art University", with a major in "Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media". Studied under Gunnard Doboze, the two-time Academy Award winner & composer .
Presently, she is living in Bay Area, California, the USA, working as Laney College Music Coach, The Greatwall Youth Orchestra Instructor(Guzheng & Percussion), The Purple Silk Music Education Foundation Instructor, and Hip-Wah Summer Program Specialized Instructors.
During the year 2005--2013, she went to Australia, Korea, Malaysia, Hong Kong (China), and America for International Music performances. Besides, she is also good at playing various musical instruments. (such as Hulusi/ Percussion/ Clarinet/ Piano).In 2014, she published her own book, which shows her photography and writing talents.
1) 1998 年获全国音乐艺术考级最高级别十级水平资格证书
2) 2002 年获济南市中小学单项艺术比赛古筝组一等奖
3) 2002 年获济南市器乐比赛一等奖
4) 2003 年获山东省“青大—海曼”杯青少年声乐、器乐大赛金奖
5) 2005 年获全国首届推文艺新人民乐古筝项目组一等奖
6) 2009 年获 CCTV 全国民族器乐电视大奖赛山东赛区第一名
7) 2010 年获中国古筝专业技巧大赛(青年组)金奖
When she was only 10 years old, she got the Music Highest-Level Qualification Certificate: Ten-Level of China.
In 2002, she got the First Prize in the Elementary and Middle schools’ Individual Art Competition.
In 2002, she got the First Prize in the Music Competition of Jinan City.
In 2003, she got the Gold Award of the "Dai-Hyman" Cup of Junior Vocal Music and Instrumental Music Competition.
In 2005, she got the First Prize in The First National Competition--“Push the Literary Cup” of China.
In 2009, she got First place in the local province of the CCTV National Folk Instrument TV Competition.
In 2010, she got the Gold Award in the Guzheng Professional Skill Competition(Adult Group)of China.