Born in Uyghur musical family in Urumchi Xinjiang, China, Fira has more than 20 years of training in music. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Master’s Degree in Jazz Music performance from New York’s Aaron Copland School of Music.
She won the Gold Prize in both 17th Hong Kong Asian Piano Open Competition and Himalayas National Piano Competition. She served as Musical Director for Alamuhan Opera at Asia Expo in Shanghai. Additionally, her work “NAWA” was performed in Hamburg Germany in 2015 and 2016 by Duo Soie+Aktuelle Muzik. She has served as Music Coach of the Big Apple Music Festival and several international modern music competitions. Her performance at Voce di Meche’s “Around the World in Song” earned her rave reviews!
She is a passionate, dynamic and energetic teacher with many years of experience with piano and vocal students in a variety of settings both in the United States as well as in China. Now she working extensively as a music instructor, pianist, singer and composer in NYC.