Qi Zhang

Qi Zhang is a Master's candidate at University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music, and an award-winning international organist.

Why you should listen

Originating from Shanghai, China, Qi Zhang graduated from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor's in Electronic Organ. She is currently a Master of Music student at University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, studying organ performance with Professor Cherry Rhodes.
Zhang has been playing since the age of nine, performing in various venus in Shanghai, nationwide and overseas, including an electronic organ concert at Shanghai Concert Hall. She won First Prize in the International Electronic Organ Competition in Spain in 2004.

What others say

“The music being played sounds nothing like an organ; it's a symphonic tune reminiscent of a Walt Disney World fireworks show. But all being played by her! Whoa! Drums, percussion, horns, strings ... incredible.” — Brian Stokes

Qi Zhang’s TED talk