Monday, February 20, 2023

Xuchen Zhang | 3rd Prize | Strings | 8th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Zhang Xuchen, who has studied guitar and piano since childhood, was admitted to Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 2019, majoring in classical guitar, and studied under Professor Min Zhenqi. In school, he won the first prize of the People's Scholarship of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Sanhao Student, Shanghai Scholarship, etc. In 2022, he won the research guarantee qualification of Shanghai Conservatory of Music and studied for a master's degree in classical guitar without examination.

He has participated in the 2020 Boston Guitar Art Festival, performed in Oriental Art Center, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shangyin Opera House, He Lvting Concert Hall, and Changsha Concert Hall for many times, such as the ""Young Musician"" series concert, the STAGE series concert of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and the GCC Changsha Jita Art Festival concert.

He has performed with the Shanghai Opera House Symphony Orchestra in ""The King's Glory Symphony Concert"", ""Master Yan Gaotu - Master Yan Weiwen Concert"", etc. He was invited to write music reviews for Su Meng, a famous classical guitar player, and published them in Shanghai Concert Hall Music Quarterly and Weekly Music.

He participated in the shooting of the promotional film of Zhong Xue Gao X Shanghai Rainbow Chamber Choir, and the shooting of the promotional film of City Growth Music with Cadillac Shanghai Concert Hall.

He won the first prize in the 26th Salzburg International Music Competition, Austria, in the Senior Group 2 (no age limit); The second runner up of the 2020 WAGF Finger Guitar Competition; The second prize of the 2020 Aldamira Classical Guitar Competition and other domestic and foreign awards." "1.《Grand Overture》 by:Mauro Giuliani

2.《Danza de las diosas negras》by:Leo Brouwer