avatar

Dazheng Zhu

[Dazheng Zhu]

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music
Last Updated: July 28, 2021
about me

Biography

Biography

Dazheng Zhu, pianist Dazheng Zhu, an Assistant Professor (adjunct) has been teaching piano lessons at all levels at the University of Texas At Arlington- Music department since 2001. Ms. Zhu also 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.. Also, started at the same year 2001, Ms. Zhu has been teaching as a music adjunct faculty at the Tarrant County College, 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 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 of them were from The Julliard School) in Shanghai Music Conservatory 1982-1985. Ms. Zhu participated - Lancaster International Piano Festival in the Summer of 2017, The 18th Piano Master Classes at Guang Zhou of China in the Summer of 2018, and The 5th of China Lan Zhou International Piano festival in the Summer of 2019. Moreover, Ms. Zhu is a very active private piano teacher in DFW area. Most of her students have winning Superior plus ratings at AMTA piano contests, festivals, UTA contests, and several students had advanced to competitions at the state level. From the years of 2002 to present, many of Ms.Zhu’s students won first place in district piano contest, and also won Fort Worth piano solo contest 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 4th places. Ms. Zhu has given numerous piano recitals in China, New York, Tai Wan -China and at DFW area. Her many honors and awards include Winner of UTA Concerto Competition, Outstanding Musician and International Leadership Awards, etc. She has also judged many piano competitions and contests at DFW music fields. Ms. Zhu has been serving as the Chairman of the Outstanding Musicianship Awards of Arlington Music Teacher Association since 2006 to present. She is a member of the TMTA, AMTA, FWMTA, and the Sigma Alpha Iota Music Club.

Education

Education

    • 1999 MM in Piano Performance
      Texas Christian University
    • 1995 BM in Piano Performance
      The University of Texas at Arlington
      (Distinction: Magna cum laude)

Memberships

    • Sept 1995 to Present Texas Music Teacher Association, arlington and Ft.Worth
      Chair of Outstanding Musicianship Awards

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  1992 Outstanding Musician, Outstanding Leadership, All scholarships recipient, Magna Cum Laude sponsored by UTA , Arlington arts league, Arlington Music Association

Courses

      • MUSI 0171-031 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Topic: Elective Lessons in Piano | Course Id: 105583)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5171-031 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 113405)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1180-001 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1181-003 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2181-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV
        (Course Id: 105649)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0174-001 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0171-207 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 105583)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 0271-207 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 113830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 5171-207 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 113405)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 1180-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1180-004 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2180-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO III
        (Course Id: 105648)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0174-002 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0171-031 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Topic: Elective Lessons in Piano | Course Id: 105583)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 5171-031 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 113405)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 1180-001 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 1181-003 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 2181-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV
        (Course Id: 105649)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 0174-002 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 0171-207 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 105583)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 5171-207 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 113405)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 1180-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2180-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO III
        (Course Id: 105648)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0174-002 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0171-031 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Topic: Elective Lessons in Piano | Course Id: 105583)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 1181-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1180-005 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 1181-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 1180-005 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 0174-002 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 0174-001 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 4205-001 ADV FUNCTIONAL PIANO
        (Course Id: 105762)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 1180-001 FUNCTIONAL PIANO I
        (Course Id: 105605)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 1181-001 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 1181-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 1181-003 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 1181-004 FUNCTIONAL PIANO II
        (Course Id: 105606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 2180-001 FUNCTIONAL PIANO III
        (Course Id: 105648)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 2181-001 FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV
        (Course Id: 105649)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 2181-002 FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV
        (Course Id: 105649)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 2181-003 FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV
        (Course Id: 105649)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 2181-004 FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV
        (Course Id: 105649)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 0174-001 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MUSI 0174-002 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MUSI 0174-001 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MUSI 0174-043 SECONDARY KEYBOARD
        (Course Id: 105586)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009