Zhen Liu


Appearances: Bard College Conservatory Orchestra, 2014–18, with performances in Cuba and at Brown University (Concertmaster in Fall 2017)

Festivals: Heifetz Music Institute Festival, 2018; Israel Keshet Eilon master-course festival, 2017; First Liandu String Festival, 2016; Morningside Music Bridge Festival, 2012–14; First Beijing International String Festival, 2011

Awards and Scholarships: Winner, 2017 Bard College Conservatory Concerto Competition; “Honorable prize,” 2016 Bard College Conservatory Concerto Competition; 3rd Prize, 2014 Morningside Music Bridge Festival; 2nd Prize, 2011 Hong Kong International Violin competition; Participated in the Shanghai Stern Violin Competition and Menuhin Violin Competition; Received Full Scholarship for studies at Bard College Conservatory of Music, 2014–19

Education: Bard College Conservatory of Music, studies with Shmuel Ashkenasi, Weigang Li, and Arnold Steinhardt; Central Conservatory of Music middle school, Beijing

Zhen Liu will be performing with The Orchestra Now on October 6 & 7, 2018.