Wanpeng Guo studied at the China Conservatory of Music. He is an expert player of the Sheng, Suona, Guanzi and Dizi. He studied under the Sheng master, Professor Xhongfu Wu and became the principal Sheng player of China's Central National Orchestra. He has performed throughout Asia, Europe and the US with this orchestra. Guo was also a member of the Asia Orchestra, an ensemble composed of top-level musicians from Japan, Korea and China. This ensemble has performed with cellist Yoyo Ma at Carnegie Hall in New York and throughout the US. Guo’s experience and virtuosity make him an ideal conductor for the Great Wall Youth Orchestra.