Ni Fan grew up in a musical family in Peking, China. She got her first piano lessons at the age of four and started additional percussion lessons at the age of ten. From 2001 to 2007 she studied percussion at the 'Central Conservatory of Music' in Peking as a young student. Subsequently she did her bachelor degree studies with prof. Li Biao, which she graduated early with honors.
2010 Ni Fan continued her studies at the 'Hanns Eisler' academy of music in Berlin. She graduated in the master degree as well as in the postgraduate studies also early with honors and now teaches herself at the academy of music, m
Ni Fan is award winner of the 'Jeju International Brass and Percussion Competition' in Korea as well as the 'Hanns-Eisler Wettbewerb für zeitgenössischer Musik'.
Her performances were rewarded, among others, repeatedly by the State Stipendium of China, the award of The German Academic Exchange Service, the Startup!Music prize of the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin, scholarships of the Else-Neumann Foundation and the Yehudi Menuhin 'Live Music Now' Association Berlin as well as the Prix- Montblanc of the Montblanc Cultural Foundation.
She performs regularly as a soloist in Germany and Asia, among others with renowned orchestras and ensembles such as the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, the Nürnberg Symphony Orchestra and the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.