Ms. Zhiyi Ge is an active collaborative pianist born into an artistic family in China. She was interviewed by SDArt magazine “Her music is much mature than her actual age”.
She made her first solo recital at the age of 12. She received second prize in the Haiziman Eastern Youth Piano competition in 2005 and Silver award of Clara Schumann International piano competition in Germany 2017.
She was invited to play solo and chamber music in music festivals at several halls and venues, including Italy Castelnuovo, Canada, Frankfurt am main and Hale Germany; She was the artist performer of Steinway Piano competition in Shandong in 2018; in the same year, she had her debut in Carnegie Hall as both pianist and vocalist.
Zhiyi holds a Bachelor and Master degree in piano performance from Manhattan School of Music with a President Award Scholarship, she has a graduate diploma in collaborative piano from New England conservatory; Ms. Ge currently pursued her DMA studies at the University of Minnesota with a scholarship and teaching assistantship, she serves as rehearsal pianist for UMN opera theatre as well as a collaborative pianist for multiple studios.