Zhen “Flora” Tao is a sophomore at Hamilton High School in Chandler, Arizona. She has been playing piano since she was 5 years old, but only started playing competitively at the age of 9. At the age of 12, she passed the Arizona Study Program level 12, the highest level, with Superior Honors. She placed Medalist in the Phoenix Music Teachers Association Honors Recital in 2017. She also won Medalist in the DVMTA Music Awards in Excellence in 2016 and 2018 for levels 4 and 10. In 2019, Zhen got third place of Arizona Musicfest Piano Competition in 2019. She also excels in academics at school and plays competitive golf.
You can find Zhen’s 2021 Romantic Music Competition Piano performance here.