Mr. Yang Zeng
Violin, Viola Teacher
Yang Zeng was born in Yunnan China where he began studying violin at the age of 6. From 1999 to 2010, he studied at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music with Jiyang Zhao,Qinglin Zhu, Qing Zheng and Shisheng Zheng. He also studied viola with Hancheng Lan and Xidi Shen. He has performed at the Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai Grand Theater, as well as the Solon Center for the Arts in Ohio.
He has performed with the Orchestra of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music Middle School , the Orchestra of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the Shanghai Sinfonietta. He was part of the Young Euro Classic Festival Orchestra China-Germany in 2010, performing at the Nanjing Arts Institute Concert Hall and the Shanghai Concert Hall. In Auguest,2010, he came to Kent State University to pursue his undergraduate degree in Music Performance with Cathy Meng Robinson, Jung-Min Amy Lee, and Benny Kim.
During 2011-2014, he participated in the Kent Blossom Music Festival where he performed chamber music and also collaborated with the musicians of the Cleveland Orchestra. At Kent State he is a member of several chamber music ensembles which are coached by members of the Miami String Quartet.In Feb 10 and March 2 2013,Yang Zeng performed Dvorak Violin Concerto and Beethoven triple concerto with the KSU Orchestra. 2013,Yang Zeng was awarded the Leopold Sipe Memorial Award for Excellence in Music Performance and win the string section of Tuesday musical competition. Yang Zeng is currently a member of Akron Symphony Orchestra and Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. Yang Zeng is currently pursue his Master degree in Cleveland Institute of Music major in violin performance and Suzuki teacher training program. As an artist, he was awarded First Prize in the Chinese teenager calligraphy and painting competition in 1997 and 1998.