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Director of Keyboard Studies
Associate Professor of Piano
Yin Zheng is an associate professor of piano and director of keyboard studies in Music. Zheng enjoys a vibrant career of performing and teaching across Europe, US, and Asia. She has been featured on leading music stages such as Carnegie Hall and Steinway Hall in New York City, and in worldwide reputable music festivals in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Spain, Portugal, China and Canada. She has worked with eminent pianists such as Paul-Badura Skoda, Alicia de Larrocha, Aldo Ciccolini, Russell Sherman, and John Perry, and is highly appraised by the legendary pianist Fou Tsong as a unique interpreter of the music of Mozart. Zheng has won first prizes in both the 28th Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition and the Empire State Piano Competition held in New York. She has earned a high reputation through performing guest artist recitals and teaching masterclasses at both US and international universities such as the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan State University, SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music, Louisiana State University, Shanghai Normal University, Kasetsart and Mahidol University College of Music in Bangkok, University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to name a few. Following her early training in her native city Shanghai, Zheng furthered her study at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels under the tutelage of Dominique Cornil, and earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music.