Shuai Ren

Shuai R.

Los Angeles, CA

Lesson Details



Shuai delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 18+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2009

Shuai Ren is a Chinese musician based in Los Angeles. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Renmin University of China and her Master's Degree of Public Policy from University of California, Los Angeles. She is currently studying film scoring in UCLA.

Shuai started playing piano and singing since age 5. She has been participated in many large scale events, especially in organizing choirs to perform in and outside China. Her chorus used to perform in National Centre for the Performing Arts, the Beijing National Indoor Stadium and China Central television.

Shuai has composed music in a wide range including documentaries by China Central Television since she was in high school and over 100 songs including choral songs, A Capela and pop songs. Shuai has also arranged many classic songs such as “My heart will go on” and “You raise me up” as choral music.

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Studio Intern
Mar 2016 - Present
Remote Control Productions

• Studio intern in Remote Control Productions, which is film composer Hans Zimmer’s company.
• Studio intern in Sacred Tiger, which is film composer Henry Jackman’s company.

Composer, singer, songwriter
Jan 2006 - Present
Self Employed

Film Composer
• Composed music for the feature movies in China
• Composed music for the documentary A museum and a city
• Composed music for the documentary Shijingshan - The iron memory
• Transcribed music for the Grammy winner composer Alex Geringas
• Composed the song Love You for Millions of Years, A Folk Song Called Hongyan, Life Long Gentle for Chinese maestro singer Han Lei
• Composed the song The Symphony of Life for Chinese maestro singer Dilber and Ding Yi 2016

Lecturer of Music Education Forum
• Exploration on University Students’ Creativity Development from Public Music Education and Interdisciplinary Subjects (Researcher and Lecturer)
• “The Charm of a Cappella” (Researcher and Lecturer)

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Master of Public Policy
Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
University of California, Los Angeles
School of Journalism, Bachelor of Arts, TV and Radio News
Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
Renmin University of China


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Film Scoring Certificate
Sep 2016
University of California, Los Angeles


“Star of Arts” in the university
Dec 2012
Rennin University of China
Special Grade Prize Scholarship for Excellent Performance in Arts and Sports
Oct 2012
Renmin University of China
Excellent Student Leader, university level
Dec 2011
Renmin University of China
First prize scholarship for excellent art performance, national level
Nov 2010
Ministry of Culture, China

Photos & Videos

Car commercial music I composed and produced.
This is the song I composed and produced, performed by Han Lei, the most popular Chinese folk & pop singer.
Me conducting my University Choir


2 Reviews

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Jeff. B Nov 10, 2016
Piano · In home

Learning piano with Shuai is such a great experience! I'm getting better and better playing piano thanks to Shuai!!!

Sara Nov 7, 2016
Mandarin Chinese · In studio

Shuai is an amazing teacher! I enjoyed taking lessons with her. Very patient and explains everything super clearly.

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