Pre-College, Chamber Music Intensive

Pianist Weicong Zhang, a native of Shanghai, has shared the stage with many distinguished artists, including violinists Pierre Amoyal, Ian Swensen, Albert Markov, Kathleen Winkler, Feng Ning, Bing Huang, violists Nobuko Imai, Dimitri Murrath, Lars Anders Tomter, Matthias Buchholz, Teng Li, cellist Wen-Sinn Yang, Haiye Ni, Martti Rousi, Reinhard Latzko, flutist Emmanuel Pahud, Henrik Wiese, clarinetist Thorsten Johanns, trumpet player Matthias Höfs.

She has toured in the United States and Canada, performing at the Stern Auditorium at the Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Vancouver Playhouse etc. Since she returned to China in 2008, she has performed in almost every major venue such as China National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing Concert Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai Symphony Concert Hall, Guangzhou Xinghai Concert Hall, Xi’an Concert Hall, Wuhan Qintai Concert Hall, Shenzhen Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Center.  Zhang has been a guest artist in Morningside Music Bridge, 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 master classes and Sonata Competition of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She was also an accompanist for three Piatigorsky Seminars in Los Angeles. She gave masterclasses in accompanying and chamber music at Manhattan School of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, The Middle School affiliated with Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Xi’an Conservatory of Music. Her recording "French Violin Sonatas and Miniatures" with violinist Feng Ning was released in 2020.

Zhang received her bachelor's degree at UT Austin and her master's and doctoral degree in collaborative piano from Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Dr. Heasook Rhee.  Zhang taught piano solo and chamber music at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.