Chinese-American pianist Alexis Zhu has been hailed for both her captivatingly
sincere and exhilarating performances. She was the 1st Prize Winner in William
Garrison International Piano Competition and has performed in such venues as
Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as well as the La Gesse Music Festival in
In 2010, she was chosen as the soloist to perform Mozart's Piano of Concerto No.
17 in G Major, K 453 under Maestro Philippe Entremont at the Manhattan School
of Music in New York City.
As a soloist and chamber musician, she has made numerous appearances in music
festivals; as a
Cliburn Young Artist, at the Las Vegas Music Festival, Pianofest in
the Hamptons, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, and
International Keyboard Institute and Festival. She has previously performed with
musicians of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and collaborates with other
colleagues in New York City.
As a noted Pedagogue, Ms. Zhu has been invited to lecture at such venues at the
2008 World Piano Pedagogy Conference. She currently teaches a successful private
studio in New York City. Previously, she taught on the Pre-college Piano Faculty of the
Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD for seven years.
Her students have achieved recognition and won prizes in various
International Piano Competitions.
D.M.A with Phillip Kawin at the Manhattan School of Music. M.M.- The Peabody
Logan Skelton, Oleg Barsov, Zalina Gurevich, and Boaz Sharon. She has performed in masterclasses for Jerome Lowenthal, Tamas Ungar, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Vladimir
Feltsman, Jerome Rose, Alexander Korsantia, Susan Starr, and Nelita True.
Ms. Zhu is living and based out of New York City.