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ZHE TANG

 

The renowned pianist Zhe Tang is now a professor and supervisor in the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. He obtained the Doctor of Musical Arts at the Eastman School of Music in the US. As the first doctor of piano invited to Shanghai from abroad, Tang has since worked as Dean of Piano at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Director of the Piano Department of the Middle School Affiliated to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and Chairman of the Shanghai Professional Pianists Society.

He has won awards in international competitions, and collaborated with famous conductors and orchestras. He has also been interviewed and reported on by international media and news agencies from Poland, Norway, BBC of UK, NBC of America, CCTV, OTV, as well as People' s Daily.

A frequent adjudicator of international piano competitions, he has served on the juries of the Gina Bachauer, Bösendorfer, Hilton Head, Cleveland and major Chinese national competitions.

He has visited and performed in more than 20 countries. He has been appointed guest artist or guest professor at International Music Festivals (e.g. Prague and Tanglewood), and by more than 10 Chinese or international schools. His series activities, including performances, lectures and master classes, in China, Europe, America and Asia have received critical acclaim. In recent years, he has devoted himself to teaching, and tutored quite a number of students who have won awards at national or international music competitions.