音协人物 - 女高音歌唱家张婉哲
音协“泱泱国风-《红楼梦》全版主题歌曲音乐会”演职人员介绍 - 女高音歌唱家张婉哲
Biography of Wanzhe Zhang
Chinese Soprano Wanzhe Zhang is acknowledged as one of today’s most evocative young artists in the United States as well as in China. Her performing arts background includes five years of vocal studies under world-renowned tenor Haitao Hei at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Voice and Opera Performance. Ms. Zhang furthered her studies with American Soprano Karen Holvik at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where she earned her Master of Arts degree as well as a Graduate Diploma in Vocal Performance. Currently a member of Tanglewood Festival Chorus, she regularly performs with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops. Her voice has been heard in hallmark venues across the globe, including Carnegie Hall in New York; Jordan Hall, John Hancock Hall and Cutler Majestic Theater in Boston; Sala Luis Galve in Spain; Beijing Concert Hall, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, and Xinghai Concert Hall in China.
Ms. Zhang has served as Secretary-General of Boston Chinese Musicians Association since 2012. She has both performed as resident artist and served on the board of BCMA. In 2016, she will serve as vocal coach for the BCMA chorus and will perform as soloist in << The Sounds of China: Music from the Dream of the Red Chamber>>.
As Secretary-General of National Classical Music Performing Arts Associates, Ms. Zhang managed the Hawaii International Piano Festival and Hawaii International Summer Vocal Academy in Honolulu. She also managed the 2015 Annual Classical Singer International Vocal Competition and Masterclass Series of China and U.S. Cultural Exchange, and hosted the “International Vocal Performance Forum” in Beijing. For the past ten years, Ms. Zhang has worked as a freelance vocal coach for numerous musical establishments. In addition to these endeavors, she continues to coach singers of all levels to develop their vocal confidence and artistry. Many of her pupils go on to study at major music conservatories and to pursue professional musical goals. She served as Music Director at Focal Chinese Music from 2011 to 2015. Ms. Zhang has also been invited to serve as Special Consultant for the 2016 Cleveland International Music Festival.