Biography

Piano

ZHU WANG was awarded First Prize in the 2020 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. He is also the first prize winner of the second Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians, fourth Manhattan International Music Competition, Hilton Head Young Artist Piano Competition, and the Juilliard Gina Bachauer International Scholarship Piano Competition, and was a recipient of the Juilliard Mieczyslaw Munz Scholarship. In 2019, he was one of three finalists in the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition, and he has been a featured soloist on WQXR’s Young Artist Showcase and WFMT’s Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts.

A Bravo Vail! 2022 Piano Fellow, Zhu Wang makes his debut this season with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Alice Tully Hall and will perform recitals at Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series, Salon de Virtuosi, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. In past seasons, he has performed at venues including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kammermusiksaal of the Berliner Philharmonie, Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, and the Morgan Library.

A native of Hunan, China, Zhu Wang started learning piano at the age of five. He is a graduate of the Music Middle School affiliated with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Zhe Tang and Fou Ts’ong. He received a Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School, where he was also the recipient of the Gina Bachauer and Mieczyslaw Munz Scholarship. He is currently pursuing his post-baccalaureate diploma at Curtis Institute of Music, under the tutelage of Robert McDonald. He gratefully acknowledges the support of the Bagby Foundation for the Musical Arts.