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Zhiwei Zhang

Zhang Zhiwei, the associate professor of piano department  of Central Conservatory of Music, was born in Xiamen, studied piano at the age of four, admitted to the Attached Primary School of Central Conservatory of Music at ten years old, then entered Attached Middle school of Central Conservatory of Music, admitted to the Piano Department of Central Conservatory of Music in 1989, graduated in 1993, then joint the faculty of the Middle School Attached to Central Conservatory of Music. During his studying, he studied with professor of Chen Bigang, Wu Ying and Li Fang. In 2005, he was a postgraduate in Central Conservatory of Music piano department, studied with professor Zhou Guangren. Graduated with the first professional achievements, and pursued his master degree in 2008.
His students have won many awards in many competitions at home and abroad, and many students were admitted to well known music schools oversees and received high scholarship. There were two prominent students, one is Chen Yiteng, who won the second place in national selection match of International competition, the other one is Yu He, who won Bronze Medal in Golden Bell Award that is the highest award in Chinese music, and the two students were the youngest in this competition. In addition, his other students received second place of International Piano Competition in Italy, the forth of International High School Piano Competition in Japan, the first and second place of Hong Kong Asian Cup Youth Piano Competition, winner of China division in Oberlin International Piano Competition of America, the third of Music Bridge concerto competition in Canada, the first and second place of Xinghai Cup National Competition, the second of Steinway Piano Competition and so on.
In parallel with the teaching, he was invited to judge in national piano competitions, recorded the demonstration tape of Grading Test, and invited to public lectures in many cities across the country, won wide praise. He also held a number of recitals in many domestic cities, performed piano concerti with Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra and the China Film Symphony Orchestra. He has played chamber works with a number of well-known Chinese and foreign musicians. He has won widespread praise for his brilliant skills and passion for music.