Anqi Shen was born in Anhui (China) and received her first violin lessons at the age of four.
She studied with Ms. Chen Wang at the Xi'an Conservatory in China in 2009. After her successful Bachelor's degree she moved to Germany to gain further musical experience with Prof. Magdalena Rezler, Prof. Nachum Erlich and Alexander Prushinskiy.
In 2017, Anqi Shen completed her master's degree with Ms Hildegard Wind at the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg. Since 2009, Anqi Shen has gained orchestral experience in youth orchestras, high school orchestras and has been under contract with the Xi'an Symphony Orchestra for a year. In addition, she appeared with numerous chamber music ensembles.
Since September 2018 she is a member of the Dual Orchestra Academy Thuringia.