Tang Junqiao, renowned player and educator of bamboo flute, professor and tutor of graduate students at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, a leading talent of Shanghai, president of the Bamboo Flute Professional Committee of Shanghai Musician Association, vice President of China Bamboo Flute Academy, vice President of the Bamboo Flute Academy of Chinese Musicians Association, member of the Review Committee of China National Arts Fund, expert dissertation reviewer at the Center of Academic Degrees of the Ministry of Education. She has performed traditional Chinese music for more than 30 foreign state leaders, and is the only Chinese player of folk music who has ever been invited to regularly cooperate with world famous institutes like New York Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra and Bamberg Symphony in the performance of a number of concertos for Chinese bamboo flutes. Quite a few bamboo flute music pieces have become classics after her performance.
She also stands out as an excellent educator. More than 10 of her students majoring in bamboo flute at Shanghai Conservatory of Music have won 27 golden awards at national professional competitions of traditional instrumental music. Together, Tang and these talented students are known as “China’s Dream Team of Bamboo Flutists.”