Chan Mei Teng

Chan Mei Teng began learning the violin at the age of 7, and has since blossomed into an avid musician who holds a First
Class Honours Bachelor of Music Degree from UCSI University.

As a soloist, Mei Teng has taken part in a number of competitions. To note are the 2019 Euroasia Strings Competition and Osaka International Music Competition – where she won the Grand Patron Prize and placed in the finals, respectively – as well as the 2021 MIA Young Musicians Online Music Competition, where she was awarded the Gold Award. Aside from competitions, Mei Teng also performed as one of the soloists of the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the UCSI University Orchestra.

As a chamber musician, some of Mei Teng’s notable performances include recording the Brahms Horn Trio for a UCSI promotional video (following a successful self-organised online concert during the pandemic), as well as her performance of Sarasate’s Navarra with the 2nd violin Principal of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), Timothy Peters.

As an orchestral musician, Mei Teng’s vast experiences started when she was accepted into the Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) at the age of 14. Over the years, she has been appointed as concertmistress of the MPYO on several occasions, and has also been selected to tour in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Indonesia. In 2017, Mei Teng successfully auditioned for the prestigious Asian Youth Orchestra, where she toured across the world over a span of 13 countries, and worked with world renowned soloists such as Vadim Repin, Sarah Chang, Jan Mrâcek and Gerhard Oppitz.

Mei Teng is currently under the Tutelage of Ms. Sze Ming Goh, co-concertmistress of the MPO.