Dr. Kui Min is a highly praised performer, teacher, and scholar, and a recipient of top prizes and honors, such as in the Dorothy A. Anderson International Piano Competition, the First China International Piano
Competition Southwest Division, Concerto Competitions at the Wilfried Laurier University and the University of Notre Dame, and Beethoven Competition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, among others.
Kui has been heard in many concert halls in Canada, the USA, Japan, and China. A recipient of the Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award, Kui is also a passionate teacher whose students receive top honors in regional, national, and international competitions, and have been invited to perform at the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Wiener Musikverein in Vienna, the Parco della Musica in Rome and the Philharmonie de Paris. Kui has given master’s classes at several universities and presented his academic research at the National Conferences of College Music Society in the US. Kui has also served as an adjudicator in numerous competitions in the US and Canada, including the Madison Symphony Orchestra Bolz Young Artist Competition, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Scholarship Competition, the North York Music Festival, the Arts Richmond Hill Music Festival, the Markham Music Festival, Newmarket Lions Club Music Festival, Classicalia Global Televised Music Competition, and Crescendo International Music Competition.
Kui has taught at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With full scholarships, Kui earned his Bachelor of Music at the Wilfried Laurier University, Master of Music at the University of Notre Dame, and Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Kui owes much of his success to several outstanding teachers, including Daxin Zhen, James Parker, Christopher Taylor, John Blacklow, Samuel Howard, Jessica Johnson, and Gary Amano.