Wan Yeung (Ngai Wan Yeung) began playing the pipa while living in Hong Kong when he was twelve years of age. He was the Hong Kong champion of Student Chinese Instrumentalists in 2006 and Student Pipa Soloists in 2007. Wan also won a gold medal at the 2010 Chinese Instrument International Competition U.S.A. He graduated from UC Irvine with a music degree in 2012. He has acquired a following in the U.S.A. Asian community and performs often for a variety of events where a Chinese lute soloist is requested. Many of the pieces featured on his CD have origins dating back more than a thousand years. Wan is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in ethnomusicology at Wesleyan University.