Instructor of Collaborative Piano
Zhihua Tang was born in Shanghai, China and studied at Shanghai conservatory, Indiana University, University of Michigan, and Michigan State University. Her teachers include Menahem Pressler, Martin Katz, Deborah Moriarty and Dady Mehta. In addition, she has been a frequent performer in master classes conducted by distinguished pianists such as Joseph Kalichstein, Mark Durrand, Anton Querti, John Perry, Russell Sherman and Paul Badura Skoda. Tang has been a participant in numerous festivals including Aspen Music Festival, Gilmore Festival and Banff International Keyboard Festival.
Her activities as a concerto soloist include performances with Detroit Civic Orchestra, Alma Symphony, Chicago Sinfonietta, Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai Ballet Orchestra and Shanghai Conservatory Orchestra.
As a chamber musician, Tang has collaborated with violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi, Emmanuelle Boisvert, Concertmaster of Detroit Symphony, Hai Ye Ni, Principal Cellist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Robert deMaine, Principal Cellist of the Detroit Symphony and Arianna String Quartet.
Tang has been on faculty of Eastern Michigan University and Alma College.
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