Holding a B.A. from China Conservatory of Music and an M.A. from Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Mei is currently a Ph.D. student of Ethnomusicology at University of North Texas. Her career in China features soloist and Art Director of Zhuhai Chinese Music Chamber Orchestra (1997–2006) and faculty member of Xinghai Conservatory of Music (2009–2012). Recognized as one of the most brilliant pipa players of her generation, Mei gives concerts and master classes throughout China, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, and the United States. Her personal website: (