Beijing Guitar Duo, China (Cleveland Debut) "With their ability to fuse technical skill effortlessly with their depth of musicality, they have the star potential to serve as inspiration for new generations of guitarists to come." Classical Guitar Magazine (England)

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The Beijing Guitar Duo, Meng Su and Yameng Wang, first met at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, where they both studied with the acclaimed professor, Chen Zhi. The Beijing Guitar Duo was formally established with the encouragement of Manuel Barrueco, their teacher and mentor, while pursuing their advanced studies at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland.

The impressive individual talents of Ms. Su and Ms. Wang come together to create what is sure to be one of the most exciting guitar duos on the scene today. Their first duo recording, Maracaípe, has just been released (Tonar 91201). The album features the world premiere recording of Maracaípe, a work written and dedicated to the Beijing Guitar Duo by Sérgio Assad.

Meng Su
was born in the coastal city of Qingdao, in the province of Shandong, China in 1988. She demonstrated her artistic gifts as an exceptionally talented guitarist from an early age. Meng Su began her training in classical guitar with Professor Chen Zhi at the age of nine. She quickly began attracting attention as a remarkable young talent. Before graduating from the High School of the Central Conservatory of Music of China in 2006, Ms. Su had already won many awards, including the 5th Vienna Youth Guitar Competition, the 48th Tokyo International Guitar Competition, the Christopher Parkening Young Guitarist Competition, and the 2nd Iserlohn International Guitar Competition in Germany.

She has performed concerts in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Austria, Germany, Korea, Japan, and China, in which she has impressed audiences with an ability and artistry that exceeds her years. Meng Su recently obtained her Performer's Certificate from Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, USA, and is currently continuing her studies with Manuel Barrueco, in the Graduate Performance Diploma program. Her discography includes a live CD and DVD release of a 2005 guitar concert in Korea as well as the release, Four Angels.

Yameng Wang
was born in Qingdao, China in 1981. She fell in love with the classical guitar at a young age and began studying with the leading guitar professor in China, Professor Chen Zhi, when she was 10 years old. She became the youngest winner of the Tokyo International Guitar Competition at the age of 12. She then went on to win second prize in the Michele Pittaluga International Guitar Competition in Italy at the age of 13. At the age of 14 she was invited by Radio France to perform at the Paris International Guitar Art Week and won second prize in La Infanta Doña Cristina International Guitar Competition in Spain. Classical Guitar magazine noted that at the age of 14, she already played like a seasoned professional.

After graduating from the Central Conservatory of Music of China in 2006, Ms. Wang enrolled in the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland. There, she finished her Masters of Music degree in 2008 and is currently in the Graduate Performance Diploma program, studying with Manuel Barrueco. Ms. Wang has performed in the US, France, Italy, Germany, Britain, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, Japan, and Malaysia. Her first album, Caprice, was recorded when she was 16 years old. A Very Special Album was released in 1999, and in 2003 she contributed to GHAs album, The Best of Classical Guitar. In 2005 she relased Classic Guitar - Aquarelle, Un Sueño en la Floresta.

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