Zhang Weicong

Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Weicong Zhang, Chinese pianist, has shared the stage with many distinguished artists, including violinists Pierre Amoyal, Ian Swanson, Albert Markov, Alexander Markov, Kathleen Winkler, Feng Ning, Bing Huang and Siqing Lv, violists Nobuko Imai, Lars Anders Tomter, Matthias Buchholz and Teng Li, cellist Haiye Ni, Reinhard Latzko and Martti Rousi, flutists Emmanuel Pahud and Henrik Wiese, clarinetist Thorsten Johanns, and trumpet player Matthias Höfs.

Ms Zhang has toured in the United States and Canada, performing at the Stern Auditorium at the Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Vancouver Playhouse, etc. Since her return to China in 2008, she has performed in almost every major venue, including the China National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing Concert Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai Symphony Concert Hall, Guangzhou Xinhai Concert Hall, Xian Concert Hall, Wuhan Qintai Concert Hall, Shenzhen Concert Hall, Hongkong Cultural Center.

Ms Zhang was guest artist in Young Euro Classic Festival Ensemble, Beijing International Music Festival, Shanghai Conservatory of Music and San Francisco Conservatory of Music International Chamber Music Festival and International Violin Masterclasses and Sonata Competition of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She was collaborative pianist for Morningside Music Bridge and three Piatigorsky Seminars for cello. She gave masterclasses in accompanying at Manhattan School of Music, the Middle School affiliated with Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Xian Conservatory of Music.

Ms Zhang received her bachelor degree at UT Austin and master degree at Manhattan School of Music in New York City.  In 2007, she received doctoral degree in collaborative piano from Manhattan School of Music. She studied with Professor Junwei Zhang (her grandfather) and Professor Shizhen Yao at Shanghai Conservatory, Dr. William Race at UT Austin and Dr. Heasook Rhee at Manhattan School of Music. In 2008, Ms Zhang became faculty at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music teaching piano solo and chamber music.

Teaching Dates: July 8 – August 3, 2019