Participant of contest 2023

Re Zhang

Re Zhang

Re Zhang is currently teaching at Nanjing Normal University in China. She earned her Doctoral degree from Northwestern University under the guidance of Dr. James Giles.

She also holds a Master's degree from The Juilliard School, where she studied with Stephen Hough and Matti Raekallio. Re graduated with honors from Oberlin Conservatory, studying with Robert Shannon, and also attended Peabody Conservatory, studying with Boris Slutsky.

Re is a prize-winning pianist who has performed solo recitals in many cities in China and the US, such as Beijing, Shanghai, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New Orleans.

She won the Silver Prize in the New Orleans Piano Competition in 2016 and the First Prize in the Thaviu- Isaak Competition in 2019.