Dr. Yi-wen Zhang

Yiwen Zhang
Contacting Information
ph: 551.227.5955
UNA Box 5040 ι Music Building
Education Information
D.M.A., Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
B.M., Bowling Green State University

A native from Chengdu, China, Dr. Zhang has performed widely throughout the US, Europe and China. She has appeared to public acclaim in venues including Rudolfinum (Czech Republic),

The Estates Theater (Czech Republic), The Severance Hall (USA), The Jiaozi Concert Hall (China), etc.. Her performances and her debut CD Album DUO SHU have been widely reported by newspapers and televisions including China Daily, Sohu, CDTV-3 and CDTV-5. She was awarded by the city of Phoenix (USA) the Contribution Award based on her outstanding performances. She is also the winner of several national competitions and soloist with the Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra. Also an alumnus of several music festivals including National Repertory Orchestra, The Blossom Music Festival, National Institute of Music, and The Prague Summer Nights Music Festival.


Prior to joining UNA in 2021, Dr. Zhang has taught at Heidelberg University (USA) for four years and served as Junior Director of Cincinnati Young Artists and cello member of Canton Symphony Orchestra.She holds a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in Cello Performance from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, a Master of Music, a Professional Studies Certificate from Cleveland Institute of Music, and a Bachelor of Music from Bowling Green State University.

Her teachers include: Alan Rafferty, Stephen Geber, Richard Weiss, and Dr. Alan Smith