Re Zhang, originally from China, is currently pursuing her doctoral degree at Northwestern University under Dr. James Giles, where she recently played the last five Beethoven sonatas in one evening. She has finished her Master’s degree at The Juilliard School studying with Stephen Hough and Matti Raekallio. Re previously graduated from Oberlin Conservatory with Honors in piano performance, where she studied with Robert Shannon. She has also studied at Peabody Conservatory with Boris Slutsky.
In 2010, she won the statewide scholarship from the Tuesday Musical Scholarship Auditions. In 2011, she won the Rudolf Serkin Scholarship. In 2012, she won Oberlin Conservatory's John Elvin Prize. Later that year, in April, she went on to win The Arthur Dann Piano Competition. In 2016, she won the Silver Prize in the New Orleans Piano Competition. In 2019, she won the First Prize in the Thaviu-Isaak Piano Scholarship Competition. Re has played solo recitals in many major cities in both China and the United States, including Beijing, Shanghai, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans among many others.