Shane Bin ( Contemporary Music )
Date: 19 November 2015
Time: 19:00 – 20:30
Born in 1980 to a family of musicians, Cao Xuanbin, under the influence of his parents, began his studies in Percussion and Piano. He enrolled into the Xi’an Conservatory High School at the age of 12 after successfully taking part in the entrance examinations, and started performing in pubs at the age of 14. At 18, he enrolled into the percussion faculty of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, and stayed in the faculty as a lecturer at the age of 22.
In 2004, when he was 24, Cao started his career in Music Production and Management. Many songs from this period written by himself, well-known examples include: Kexi bushi ni (2005, originally sung by Liang Jingru) and Ai, yinwei zai xinzhong (Sung by Wang Li-hom). Well-known studio albums produced by Cao include Buyuan (Released in 2006, Singer: Xiao Yaxuan), Tongshoutongjiao (Released in 2007, Singer: Wen Luan), and Di’er Shunwei (Released in 2008, Singer: Luo Zhixiang).
An internationally-renowned Pop-music Personality, Cao has made regular TV and Radio appearances, and has won numerous accolades, both national and international. We are truly honoured to have him here to conduct a Pop Masterclass.