“both lyrical introspection and brilliant extroversion”—The Boston Globe
Dizhou Zhao captured the top prize at both Australia’s Southern Highlands and the Louisiana International Piano competitions. He performed Mozart’s Double Piano Concerto in Boston’s Tsai Performance Center with the Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra, and has been soloist with the Queensland and Shanghai symphony orchestras. He recorded his debut solo CD in Moscow for the Classical Records label. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the New England Conservatory, an Artist Diploma from Boston’s Longy School of Music, and currently serves as director of the piano program at the National Music Institute for Young Artists, programming chair of Cranbrook Music Guild in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and Executive Artistic Director of the Happy Day Music Performing Arts Center in Troy, Michigan.