“Deeply musical soul and nimble technician”
– CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Described by David Dubal as “part of the next great Golden Age of the piano,” Harmony Zhu has appeared with orchestras such as the Israel Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín with such conductors as Leonard Slatkin, Marin Alsop, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and David Alan Miller.
She has performed at many festivals worldwide including the Verbier Festival, Ravinia Festival, Oxford Piano Festival and Aspen Music Festival. Harmony has been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and From the Top, captivating and inspiring people everywhere she goes with her extraordinary musical maturity, charming charisma, and upbeat personality.
Harmony co-hosted the Lang Lang International Music Foundation’s Gala Concert, “Lang Lang & Friends: Reaching Dreams Through Music”, which was broadcast globally. Harmony studies piano with Emanuel Ax and Veda Kaplinsky. She started studying at Juilliard at 8 and in the same year became the youngest winner of its Concerto Competition.
Harmony won First Prize in the 2021 Young Concert Artists Susan Wadsworth International Auditions, as well as The Alexander Kasza-Kasser Prize, The Brownville Concert Series Prize, Friends of Music Concerts Prize, The Harriman-Jewell Series Prize, and The Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series Prize.
Growing up as a chess prodigy, she was awarded the title of Woman Candidate Master and holds the title of World Champion of her age group after winning the World Youth Chess Championships. In her free time, Harmony enjoys reading, drawing, photography, birdwatching, dancing, baking, ping pong, swimming, playing violin, and making ice cream sundaes.
YCA represents pianist Harmony Zhu for worldwide engagements. Please contact us for more information.