Yang Haonan was born in Shenzhen in 2008. He was admitted to the oboe major of the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School in 2020. Now he is studying in the second year of junior. He is taught by Professor Wei Weidong, a famous Chinese oboe player, educator, professor of the Central Conservatory of Music, and the first oboe doctoral tutor in China.
Since childhood, he has developed a keen interest in music and musical instruments. As the oboe principal of Shenzhen Cuizhu Primary School Orchestra during elementary school, he participated in many performances such as the China-Korea concert and the special concert of Shenzhen Youth Music Week held at the Shenzhen Grand Theater, and assisted the orchestra to win 4 group gold medals and 1 silver medal. Won 5 individual gold medals for oboe solo in the Salzburg International Music Competition in Austria, NMCC in the United States and Royal International Art Competition in the United Kingdom. At the age of 11, he successfully performed the Oboe Concerto “Blue Flower” with the Cuizhu Orchestra.
With the help of Professor Wei, his musical quality and oboe performance skills have been rapidly improved.He also received the guidance of world-renowned oboe virtuoso Professor Jonathan Small, Professor Garcia-Cano, Professor Liu Mingjia, Professor Christian Schmitt, Professor Claradent-Boganyi, Dr. Huang Zheng, etc. In 2021,he obtained the “Silver Award of Wind Music.Middle School Grup(Professional) of 2021 Prokofiev International Music Competition Asian-Pacific Region Finals.
You can find Yang’s 2021 Romantic Music Competition Oboe performance here.