Herman graduated from the Xinghai Conservatory of Music in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Being regarded as a French Horn Player of the Highest Proficiency in China, Herman was appointed as the Principal Horn of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra.
After he arrived Canada in 2006, Herman participated in the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra as a French Horn guest performer. Besides performing, he also teaches French Horn and Trumpet. His students frequently receive outstanding achievements, including ARCT, Gold Medal Awards and First Class Honours, from the Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations. Also, one of his students was accepted to the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra as a French Horn player.
RCM Gold Medalists:
(Students who obtained the highest marks in each level of RCM examination in Ontario)
2017 – Grade 10 Gold Medal in French Horn
2016 – Grade 8 Gold Medal in French Horn