Jianpeng Feng (b.1989) is an active percussionist. During his 20 years music career, he has performed in Japan, Germany, The United States, and throughout China as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician. The major organizations he has been working with include Minnesota Ballet, Duluth Opera, China Movie Symphony Orchestra, and China Central Traditional Symphony Orchestra. As a solo percussionist, he has won several competitions. The major achievement include The Winner of PAS KoSA NYU Marimba Competition (2013), The Winner of the 3rd Chinese International Percussion (Snare Drum) Competition (2011) and The Winner of the 3rd Chinese International Percussion (Marimba) Competition (2011).

Jianpeng’s career goal is to contribute to the cultural exchange of western and traditional Chinese percussive arts. Since 2012, he has been working with China Conservatory and the Secondary School Attached to China Conservatory during the summer. He has been working with and introducing Gene Koshinski, Ted Piltzecker, Andrew Beall, Benjamin Toth, Tim Broscious, Adam Mason and Joe Porter to China and coaching traditional Chinese percussion pieces at University of Minnesota Duluth and The Hartt School of Music.

Jianpeng got his B.M. degree from University of Minnesota where he studied with Dr. Gene Koshinki. Recently, he is finishing his master degree and going to do a doctoral degree at The Hartt School of Music under Professor Benjamin Toth. In addition, his major teachers include Joe Galeota(African Drumming specialist), John Amira(Latin Percussion specialist), Rogerio Boccato (Brazilian Percussion and Drum set specialist), Ted Piltzecker (Jazz specialist), Shane Shanahan (Mid-Eastern hand drumming specialist), Jiguang Jin (Orchestral percussionist), Jiaxun Wang (Marimba virtuoso) and Xin Tian (Traditional Chinese Percussion specialist). Currently, He is a member of the honor chamber group 20/20 with full scholarship and is working as a graduate teaching assistant at The Hartt School.