Shuailong Chen started learning trumpet at 9 years old and in 2003 he went to study with Rui Chen, Professor of Trumpet at Tianjin Conservatory of Music. In 2006, he participated in Konradin Groth’s master classes and went on to Tianjin Conservatory of Music where he played Principal Trumpet in the orchestra. In May 2008, he won the Gold Medal from the domestic group in the Asia-Pacific Region Trumpet Competition and a year later he won the 7th China Brass Quintet Competition as Principal Trumpet. In the same year, he attended master classes of Guang Chen, Professor of Central Conservatory of Music, and Jiamin Chen, Professor of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, winning high praise from both. He played trumpet in Beijing Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra for many years.