(Erhu, Gaohu, Zhonghu)
XIAOFENG ZHANG---- (Erhu, two-stringed fiddle)
Raised in a musical family, Zhang started music lesson with her father at an early age of seven. Her formal training began in 1978 with erhu master Liu Zhen Gua. At 17, she was accepted into the Central Conservatory of Junior Division in Beijing. Two years later, she was accepted into the Conservatory College Program without the strict audition. She studies under the nationally acclaimed Professor Lan Yu Song. She graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 1984.
After graduation from the Conservatory, Zhang joined the National Tradition Orchestra of China (1984-1997). The Orchestra performed all over China and has performed in many countries in Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States.
Zhang’s style of playing is enthusiastic, elegant and carries the listener’s
emotions through the passages.