张苓

张苓,男,音乐演奏学士,青年琵琶演奏家。自幼学习琵琶演奏,14岁进入云南省艺术学校,17岁进入四川音乐学院,于2003年进入云南省艺术学院,同年考入北京中央音乐学院琵琶与大阮演奏专业,于2007年毕业。毕业后进入云南省歌舞剧院担任琵琶与大阮演奏员。在演奏教学方面,张苓有多年教授琵琶与大阮的经验。教学严谨,耐心,细致,深受学生爱戴。张苓于2012年来到新西兰后继续他的演奏和教学生涯,在各个大型的艺术盛事中都奉献了精彩的表演。代表作有《春雨》,《十面埋伏》等等,均为琵琶演奏中公认的高难度的作品。

Ling Zhang is a professional musician specialised in Chinese folk music. He started training in playing Chinese lute (Pipa) since very young age and at the age of 14 he went to the Art School of Yunnan Province for professional training in music performance. At the age of 17 Ling then went to Sichuan Music Conservatory for training for about one year before he went to the Art Conservatry of Yunnan in 2003 and subsequently to Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, China where he graduated with the Bachelor of Music, majoring in music performance of Chinese lute (Pipa) and Ruan in 2007. After graduation Ling entered the Chinese folk music Ensemble of Yunnan province, Sing and Dance Theatre as a performer of Pipa and Ruan where he and his team have won awards nationally and internationally. Alongside his performance career Ling also does teaching of music performance. In 2012 Ling came to New Zealand and has carried on his performance and teaching career in Auckland. Ling has performed at varies cultural festivals and shows such as the Auckland City Lantern festival at Albert Park of Auckland, The Moon Festival for the Chinese Community at Auckland War Memorial Museum which was held and organised by the Consulate-general of the PRC in Auckland, and The Chinese New Year celebrating show in Wellington, held by the Chinese community of Wellington City. Ling's performances were cherished and enjoyed by audience. Ling usually performs items such as ‘Spring Rain’ and ‘Ambushed By Ten Sides’ which are commonly acknowledged as masterpieces in Chinese folk music that almost only can be played by virtuosos.