Houston, TX (July 2018)… Xia Xia Zhang, recipient of the 2017 Global Music Awards; Gold Medal “Emerging Artist” Award, as well as numerous other worldwide accolades, she is ready to re-commit to touring. Some of her awards for her outstanding performances include:
- Winner Fleming / Prince of Wales Award, UK – 2009
- 1st Prize Wilfried Parry International String Competition, UK – 2009
- Winner of Hami-Kanga Memorial Prize for Outstanding Violin Soloist, UK – 2009
- 1st Prize & Best Performance Award Intl. Romantic Music Competition, US – 2013
- 2nd Prize Canetti Festival International String Competition, Bulgaria – 2008
- Bronze Medal Hong Kong International Violin Competition, China -2012
- Winner Sainsbury Award for Musician, UK – 2010
- Winner Allan Nesta Fufusion Award for Musician, UK – 2007 and 2008
- Winner Shadts Violin Competition, US – 2012
- Winner China National Violin Competition, China – 2006
In 1996, the Chinese Musician’s Dictionary deemed Xia Xia a child prodigy, and over twenty years later, she has not disappointed. She earned a Doctor of Musical Arts by the impressively young age of 27. Continuously, Xia Xia receives recognition and praise throughout the world of Classical music.
After performing internationally in locations around the United Kingdom, United States, China, Germany and Bulgaria, Xia Xia has settled in the Houston, Texas area. An adjunct Professor of Music, she is currently working alongside the accomplished music faculty at Texas’s Lone Star College. She is now ready to share her talents with audiences that extend beyond her students.
Xia Xia is looking forward to opportunities to perform at events in and around Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi, Shreveport, Galveston, and New Orleans in the near future. She invites proposed opportunities for: Ensembles, Concertos, Solo Performances, Piano Accompanied Performances, Private Events, Opening Slots and Festivals.
Xia Xia believes strongly that “music is a universal language from God,” and booking an event to showcase her talents equals offering the community an opportunity to come together and for all to enjoy the masterful and elegant violin melodies of Xia Xia Zhang.
Hear her music on: YouTube at http://bit.ly/Xiaxia-Youtube, and explore her new commercial single, available on CD Baby, where Xia Xia performs her seven minute,forty-two second long version of the Franck Violin Sonata by Cesar Franck. It is one of his best-known compositions, and is considered one of the finest sonatas for violin and piano ever written. This sonata was written in 1886, as a wedding present for violinist Eugene Ysaye.
Visit her Website at http://www.xiaxiazhang.com
And learn about recent and upcoming performances on Facebook at http://bit.ly/Xiaxia-FB.