Zhisheng Wang, major in piano performance, He is a current Master student in University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and he graduated Bachelor of Degree from Manhattan School of Music.
Zhisheng Wang started to study piano at the age of 6, and started to study at the Affiliated Middle School of Sichuan Conservatory of Music when he was 12. In 2016, Zhisheng received series of offers with scholarships from Conservatories and Universities, and then studied Bachelor of Music at San Francisco Conservatory of Music for the freshman year. Later on, he transferred to Manhattan School of Music and graduated in 2020. The same year he started school at University of Michigan, Theatre & Dance. He is a currently study with Dr. Logan Skelton, and he is former student of Prof. Phillip Kawin and Corey Mcvivar.
During his professional music career, Zhisheng has won a lot of piano competitions and was selected to series of music festivals in Asia and the United States. It mainly including: ”Zhongsin” International Music Competition; Second Prize, 2010 “In memory of Liszt” Hong Kong International Piano Competition, Sichuan Division; Second Prize; 2011 Italian “Imola” International Music Festival & Competition, Sichuan Division; Second Prize; 2012 The First International Music Festival of Sichuan Conservatory of Music; 2012 The Second International Music Festival of Sichuan Conservatory of Music; 2014 Hong Kong Asia-International Piano Open Compeition; Sichuan Division; Golden Prize; 2015 Washington International Piano Festival & Compeition; Third Prize; 2015 Hong Kong Asia-International Piano Open Competion: Final Round; Third Prize; 2016 “BIMFA” Beijing International Music Festival; 2018 Music International Grand Prix; Asia Division; First Place; 2020 Bellagrande International Music Competition; Third Prize; 2020 “Bach With A View” Music Festival & Competition; Collegiate Division; First Prize; and Grand Prize for All Divisions; 2021 Bowdoin International Music Festival; 2021 “Bach With A View” Music festival and competition; First Prize and Grand Prize; 2021 Baroque Music Competition; First Prize
“His live performance is elegant and incredible, the articulation is excellent that can completely compare to master’s recording”, said by Steinway artist Richard He. Zhisheng has a lot of performance experiences in a lot places around the world, such as Kennedy Center in Washington, Greenfiled Hall in Manhattan, Renmin Unveristy Concert Hall in Beijing, Sichuan Conservatory Xinhai Concert Hall in Chengdu. He also received many teaching from musicians, such as Andrzej Jasinski, Alexander Kobrin; Boris Berman; Alexander Korsantia; Solomon Mikowsky; Jerome Lowenthal; Zhaoyi Dan; and Yundi Li, etc.
You can find Zhisheng’s 2021 Baroque Music Competition performance here.
You can find Zhisheng’s 2021 Spring Music Competition performance here.