Pianist and musicologist Jingxuan Zhang was born in Beijing, China where he began taking piano lessons at the age of five. His family moved to the US in 2001, when Jingxuan was eight years old, and settled in Westfield, IN. He received his undergraduate degree at Columbia University and The Juilliard School, where he studied with Jerome Lowenthal, and his Master’s from New England Conservatory, under Alexander Korsantia. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Musicology from Duke University. He loves to conjure up the Chinese food he grew up enjoying, then converse with his friends while it all disappears. While in Boston, he picked up some Lebanese and Ukrainian cuisines of his two pianist-housemates and good friends. He likes to swim briefly in the frigid ocean during autumn or spring-time and visit steam baths, and hopes at some point to unite the two cyclically in some Scandinavian country. Finally, he wants to share shareable things – music, food, time, knowledge, company.