Featured Artist

Zhang Zheng

Zhang Zheng

Principal Clarinet of Chongqing Opera house, Chongqing symphony orchestra. National second-class player, member of Chongqing symphony association council, member of China clarinet association, member of Chongqing musician association.

Mr. Zhang Zheng graduated from Sichuan Conservatory of music in 1998, in 1999 he went to work in Chongqing song and dance ensemble and worked as a clarinet player. 2010 he was transferred to Chongqing Opera House, Chongqing symphony orchestra. He was also invited to play as principal clarinet in the new founded Chongqing Philharmonic orchestra in 2014. Mr. Zhang Zheng is working actively on the stage, he has successfully worked with lots of Chinese and foreign artists for many times, the program he has played includes solo, chamber, opera, and symphony.  He is very experienced on performance, he has played many premiere and national tour such as the symphonic poem ‘Yangtze River’, opera ‘Fishing Town’, ‘Magnolia flower princess’, ‘Dust settled’ and so on, this performance has won many awards from ministry of culture of China such as Wenhua award, China National Arts Fund award, Cao Yu script award and so on; successive China western symphony week concerts, Chongqing new year concerts; also, lots of solo recitals and chamber music concerts. 2015, 2017, 2019, he was invited to play on China international clarinet festival in Chongqing, Beijing and Lanzhou.

In 2015, he founded the Chongqing Join Music Clarinet Choir, becoming the first professional clarinet orchestra in southwest China. He was invited as the conductor of the clarinet ensemble. They have played many concerts, and they were invited to performed a wonderful concert at the opening ceremony of the international clarinet festival 2015 in Chongqing.

Mr. Zhang Zheng was invited many times as jury in many competitions such as Sichuan Clarinet competition, Asia international teenager clarinet competition, Singapore Omantis international art competition, European Elbe Valley Music Festival Competition, China Xiao Jin Zhong competition Chongqing area.

Mr. Zhang Zheng was invited to having public welfare masterclasses with all 108 Chinese clarinet teachers online once, and he was also invited to having masterclasses in Chengdu clarinet winter camp and Chongqing clarinet summer camp.