Fu Shuimiao started to play the violin at the age of six, and was admitted to the Master’s Degree Programme in Viola at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music with full scholarship, studying under Professor Shen Xidi, Liu Nian and Lan Hancheng.
She has played in various orchestras, including the Symphony Orchestra of Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the Asian Youth Orchestra, and with world-famous conductors including Simon Rattle, Seiji Ozawa, Christoph Eschenbach, Heinrich Schiff, Mikhail Pletnev and Herbert Blomstedt. She appeared alongside soloist Kolja Blacher, Lang Lang and Anne-Sophie Mutter in the Young Euro Classical Music Festival and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in Germany. She also gained much experience performing in different road shows in Italy, Denmark, Moscow, Lithuania and Armenia.
She was appointed a Robert H. N. Ho Foundation Orchestral Fellow of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and is now employed as a tutti viola player.