Pianist Ting Zhou currently has the position of vice president, former chair of the piano division of the Music Middle School affiliated with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music; vice president of Shanghai Professional Piano Performing and Teaching Committee. He has been selected as YAMAHA Artist since 2016, has toured extensively in China and appeared on the stage of major cultural events. Besides his performing career, Ting Zhou is also a sought-after instructor. His teaching is widely recognized as students have won major domestic and international piano competitions.

As a virtuoso pianist, Zhou is a recipient of numerous prizes and honors across the world. He was awardedthe first prize at the 6th Takahiro Sonoda International Piano Competition in Japan. He won the First Prize and a Grand Prize of Ivo Pogorelich at the Stravinsky Awards International Piano Competition in the United States, and won top prize in the First National Piano Competition in China. He was awarded the Rudolf Serkin Scholarship for excellence in piano performance at Oberlin Conservatory. With excellence in academic standing, he holds the distinction of being selected as a member in the music honor society of Pi Kappa Lambda both in 1997 and 2001.

Zhou has played solo recitals in many countries, such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United States, Iceland, Japan, Hong Kong, and throughout mainland China. He has also appeared as a soloist with the Poland Chamber Orchestra, Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, Macau Symphony Orchestra, Beijing and Shanghai Orchestras. Zhou holds a bachelor of music degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a master of music degree from the Peabody Conservatory in U.S.A.