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Ruiran Xun

Ruiran Xun

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Ruiran Xun (she/her) is a collaborative pianist and music director based in the Bay Area. She spent her undergraduate career at Carnegie Mellon University studying chemistry and computer science, but was consistently involved in theatre and other musical endeavors outside of academics. Ruiran has previously worked with the Pittsburgh Festival Opera (resident artist pianist, assistant music director) and the CMU School of Music (voice lesson and rehearsal pianist). While at CMU, she was assistant conductor for the CMU All-University Orchestra; music directed three musical productions by Scotch’n’Soda Theatre, CMU’s student-led theatre organization; and contributed to plenty more productions of existing and new works in various capacities (composer, arranger, pianist).

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • Northern California

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Music Assistant
    • Music Copyist
    • Music Transcriber
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Pit Musician (Other)
    • Keyboard Programmer
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    My Primary Instrument

    • piano

    My Instruments

    • Percussion
    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Violin

    Software

    • Dorico
    • Finale
    • GarageBand
    • Logic
    • MainStage

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
    • MUSE

    Person of Color?

    • Yes