Jiazhi

Mr. Jiazhi holds a B.M. from Texas Christian University and M.M. from University of Texas at Austin. A native from China, Mr. Zhang start learning violin at age of 4. He came to Texas Christian University under full scholarship. During his undergraduate study, Mr. Zhang performed at Buenos Aires, and Rosario in Argentina; and Bass Hall at Fort Worth with the TCU Symphony Orchestra. He is also a Dean’s List award recipient at TCU College of Fine Arts. In his graduate study at UT, Mr. Zhang was awarded the David and Mary Winton Green Chair Scholarship. Mr. Zhang played in various master classes such as Biguel Harth-Bedoya, Alex Carr and Karen Gomyo. He is also an active solo violinist in well-known music festivals namely National Orchestra Institute+Festival and Starling-Delay Symposium on Violin Studies at Juilliard School. Mr. Zhang love to join the orchestra while in school, he has played as associate principle at Temple Symphony Orchestra and San Angelo Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Zhang has had much experience with violin pedagogy. His teaching philosophy includes using Suzuki Method of Violin Pedagogy and Project Beautiful Sound on violin. Currently Mr. Zhang is pursing his doctoral degree in violin performance at University of North Texas.