Photo: Weicong Zhang

Weicong Zhang

Piano, Chamber Music

Session 1: June 22 - July 13

Born in Shanghai, China, pianist Weicong Zhang began studying the piano at the age of three. She made her first concert appearance at the Spring of Shanghai Music Festival when she was six.

In 1993, she continued her studies in the United States. In 2007, she received a doctoral degree in collaborative piano from the Manhattan School of Music. During her studies in the US, Ms. Zhang won many prizes, including first place at the Kingsville International Competition (1997), the Sydney Wright Accompanying Competition (1997) and the East & West Artist audition (2003). She collaborated with renowned artists such as Ian Swensen, Pierre Amoyal, Feng Ning, Nobuko Imai, Dimitri Murrath, Wen-SinnYang, Berlin Philharmonic principal flute Emmanuel Pahud, German brass principal trumpet Matthias Höfs and many more. Ms. Zhang has performed in major concert halls such as the Carnegie Hall in New York, Playhouse in Vancouver, National Center for Performing Arts in Beijing, Shanghai Oriental Art Center and Shanghai Concert Hall and more. She has been a guest artist at the Piatigorsky Seminar, Music Academy of the West, Heifetz Institute, Young Euro Classic Festival Ensemble and The Morningside Music Bridge.