Zeyu Shen (January, 2000), was born into a musical family in Beijing, China. Since a very young age he has displayed innate and outstanding musical potential and has had many opportunities to receive great musical upbringing and education. At the age of four, Zeyu began studying piano, after many years of hard working, Zeyu is admitted to the Middle School Attached to China Conservatory in 2012, The Juilliard School Pre-college Division in 2016 and Juilliard College Division in 2019 under the studio of Hung-kuan Chen.
In the past seventeen years, Zeyu has been very active on the stage. In November 2016, Zeyu won the concerto competition held by JuIlliard Pre-College Division, and as the winner, Zeyu performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.1 with Maestro Adam Glaser and Juilliard PCO in Alice Tully Hall. Zeyu has been invited by Leningrad Symphony Orchestra, Tsingtao Symphony Orchestra, Tianjin Symphony Orchestra and several A-List symphony orchestras to perform worldwide. Zeyu also held recitals in the US,Germany, Spain, Russia and China. Being an attendee of music festivals of Aspen, Bowdoin, Verbier, Mozarterum and Ravinia, Zeyu has studied and participated in chamber music with famous musicians like pianist Orli Shaham, composer Eric Ewazen and clarinetist Charles Neidich.
Jinhong Li has performed in many important concerts all over the world as both a soloist and a collaborative pianist. He had his public debut with an orchestra since he was 14-year-old. Since then, He has given recitals and concertos through Asia, Europe, and North America. The orchestras which he has worked with include the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra, Youth Symphony Orchestra of Shenyang Conservatory, Solisti di Perugia, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Xiamen theater, and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Uzbekistan National Symphony.
Jinhong has received many prizes and awards including the Hilton Head International Young Artists Piano Competition and the 2nd China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition in 2011, the 10th Sydney international piano competition in 2012, the 4th KAWAI Asian Youth piano competition in 2013, the 9th China Music Golden Bell Award piano competition in 2013, and many other domestic and international competitions. In 2017, he won the third prize from the 19th Ile de France International Piano Competition.
Born in Shenyang, China, Jinhong started to learn his instrument since the age of 5. He had studied with the director of the piano department of the Central Conservatory of Music, Danwen Wei. From 2014 to 2018 He had studied under the pianist Stanislav Ioudenitch with full scholarship of Park University, Missouri. In 2018, he got admitted into the Juilliard School for the master of music degree and studied with pianist Hung-Kuan Chen there. In 2020, he has entered the Eastman School of Music for his doctoral degree with Dr. Douglas Humpherys.
Jinhong Li, Zeyu Shen:
Debussy 4 hands Petite Suite
Chopin Walzer in C-sharp minor Op. 64 No. 2
Chopin Minute Waltz Op.64/1
Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by G.F. Handel, Op.24
Zeyu Shen, Jinhong Li:
Fauré Dolly Suite , Op.56
Liszt Piano Sonata in B Minor, S.178
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