At the age of 9, Shihong Ren studied piano with Shuxing Zheng and composition with Erbo Deng. In 2011, he began at the CNSMD de Lyon, with an optional class in electro-acoustic composition, studying with Robert Pascal, Michele Tadini, François Roux, and Philippe Hurel. He received his DNSPM in 2014 and his Master’s degree in 2016.
Since 2013, he has created projects in collaboration with the Grame. In 2015, his music was performed at the Electronic Music Week in Shangai. In 2015 and 2016, he was awarded 3rd prize in the electronic music composition competition at the Musicacoustica –Beijing festival.