Xia Xia Zhang

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Born into an artistic family, Xia Xia (prounced Zsa Zsa) grew up as a child prodigy; daughter of an internationally recognized violinist and has traveled around the world with her violin performances. From a distinguished scholar at Royal Academy of Music in London, to Doctor of Musical Arts at age 27, she has been awarded numerous prizes all over the world.

Here accolades include:

- Gold medal winner and “Emerging Artist” from global music award

- Winner of Fleming/ Prince of Wales Award, UK

- 1st Prize of the Wilfried Parry International String Competition, UK

- Winner of the Hami-Kanga Memorial Prize for Outstanding Violin Soloist, UK

- 1st Prize & The Best Performance Award of the International Romantic Music Competition, US

- 2nd Prize of the Canetti Festival International String Competition, Bulgaria

- Bronze Medal of the Hong Kong International Violin Competition, China

- Winner of the Sainsbury Award for Musician, UK

- 2x Winner of the Allan Nesta Fufusion Award for Musician, UK

- 2nd Prize of the Canetti International Violin Competition, Bulgaria

- Winner of the Shadts Violin Conmpetition, US

- Winner of the China National Violin Competition, China

She currently resides with her husband in Kingwood, Texas (near Houston) where she teaches Violin Studies at the University and is currently an

Exclusive Recording Soloist for the HHFC. She has held past positions as Concertmaster at the CCM Philharmonia Orchestra and as the UK National Young Artist associate with the Chinese Embassy in UK.