Yue ZHANG started his piano training at the age of seven. He completed his Bachelor and Master degree (Distinction) with scholarships in Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts under the tutelage of leading educator Gabriel Kwok. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate Degree in Piano performance at the University of Montreal under concert pianist and pedagogue Dang Thai Son.
As a soloist, Yue has played in many famous concert hall, including Carnegie Weill Hall in New York, Sala Cecilia Meireles, Rio de Janeiro, Salle Bourgie and Salle Claude-Champagne in Montreal, and Shenzhen Concert Hall etc. He was invited to give concert in Pordenone, Italy. The concert was recorded live and released as CD entitled “Hong Kong Piano Marathon Studium” and was broadcasted across cities in Europe by classical music channel radio 3 Rai.
As soloist, Yue has collaborated with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Academy Symphony Orchestra, Xiamen Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, and has appeared with conductors including Shu-cheng Shi, Daye Lin, Alan Cumberland, among others. He also played chamber music with veteran musicians including violist Richard Yongjae O’Neill, violinist Jin Wang and Hyuna Kim, and cellist Richard Bamping.
Yue has won 1st Prize at HKGNA music competition Young Artists Division and Silver prize (General Category) at the 14th International Piano Competition in Asia(Tokyo).He has be accepted by famous piano festival such as Piano Texas, Chautauqua music festival, Walnut hill music festival. Yue is the awardee of The Talent Development Scholarship from The HKSAR Government and YAMAHA Scholarship