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Ms. Dazheng Zhu

Adjunct Assistant Professor.
Area: Keyboard

Phone: 817-272-3471
Email: dazheng.zhu@uta.edu
Office Location: Fine Arts Building
Degree(s): M.M. Texas Christian University, B.M. University of Texas at Arlington
Mentis Profile: http://www.uta.edu/profiles/Dazheng ZHU

Dazheng Zhu has been teaching piano lessons at all levels at the University of Texas At  Arlington Music department since 2001.

Ms. Zhu has taught courses in Music Theory I, II and III, Ear Training levels I – IV, Elements of Music, Music Appreciation, and Class Piano levels 1-4.  Additionally, Ms. Zhuas has been a music adjunct faculty at the Tarrant County College since 2001 where she teaches all levels in Piano, Class Piano, Music appreciation, Theory and Ear training in College level 1-3.

Ms. Zhu holds a B.A. in Music and Piano Performance from The University of Texas at Arlington with Dr. David Stokan, and a M. M. degree from Texas Christian University in Piano Pedagogy where she studied with Dr. Tamas Ungar and Ms. Leeann Kirkham.  She also studied private lessons and many Master Classes with Professors Joseph Bloch and Rudolph Firkusny (both from The Julliard School) in Shanghai Music Conservatory 1982-1985.

Moreover, Ms. Zhu is a very active private piano teacher in DFW area. Most of her students have won Superior plus ratings at AMTA piano contests, festivals and UTA contests, and several students have advanced to competitions at the state level.

From the years of 2002 to present, many of Ms. Zhu’s students have won first place in district piano contesst and have also won top places in the Fort Worth piano solo contes. Ms. Zhu has given numerous piano recitals in China, New York, Tai Wan -China and the DFW area.  Her many honors and awards include Winner of UTA Concerto Competition, Outstanding Musician and International Leadership Award.  She has also judged many piano competitions and contests in the DFW area.  Ms. Zhu has been serving as the Chairman of the Outstanding Musicianship Awards of Arlington Music Teacher Association since 2006.  She is a member of the TMTA, AMTA, FWMTA, and the Sigma Alpha Iota Music Club.