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Jennifer Zhang - Chinese Instrumentalist & Singer

Flute from Chicago, IL - Will travel up to 3000 miles

$300 - $3000 per event
I am an award-winning and popular musician that plays various instruments such as the Chinese Transverse Bamboo Flute (Dizi), the Chinese Vertical Bamboo Flute (Xiao), the Chinese Bottle Gourd Silk (Hulusi), the Chinse Reed Flute (Bawu), the piano and the Chinese Zither (Guzheng). I am also a singer and song-writer. My musical journey started under the guidance of many of the most well-known professors in China, such as Chunling Lu (Dizi), Yue Chen (Dizi & Xiao), Xiaosheng Zhao (piano) and Baili Fang (piano). I achieved level ten in both the Chinese Bamboo Flute (Dizi) and the piano. I graduated from the Northwestern University, and pursued further study at the Berklee School of Music and the Central Conservatory of Music in China.

I am blessed to have performed over three hundred shows for major organizations around the world in just the past three and a half years. I love performing for my corporate clients such as Bloomberg, Google, Apple, Hutchison Whampoa Limited, MGM Grand, Caesars Entertainment, Northern Trust, Ecolab, Miller Light, Noodoe, Presence Health and many more! I have also partnered with lots of great non-profit organizations including the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, Fulcrum Point New Music Project, the Illinois Arts Council Foundation, Lions Club International, etc.. I was honored to be invited to perform at many forums and fundraisers for prominent social and business leaders, such as Bill Gates, Cindy Crawford, Justin Trudeau, Anna Wintour, Indra Nooyi and Jack Ma. I also enjoy travelling to headline concerts in many lovely cities like LA, NY, LV, Lake Tahoe, Knoxville, Muscatine, Columbus, Grand Rapids, Miami, London, Seoul, Tokyo Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

I am humbled to have won numerous awards in music and performing arts. Some of my awards include:

2018 Best Asian Entertainer Nominee for the Chicago Music Award;
First Prize for the Chinese Songwriter Contest in the USA in 2018;
2018 CCTV Global Brand Ambassador of USA;
2017 Miss China International;
2017 Outstanding Overseas Musician Award from CCTV Huaren Channel;
2017 Featured Artist by International Music Alliance;
First prize for the first annual CCTV Star Talent Competition in 2017;
First prize for the first annual America's Got Cantonese Talent Singing Competition, sponsored by Hong Kong Meets America in 2017;
Exemplary Community Service Award by the Asian American Coalition of Chicago in 2017;
2015 Miss Friendship Ambassador of Chicago;
2015 Chicago Emerging Leader Honoree by the Mandarin Leader Magazine;
First prize for the second annual Voice of Chicago Singing Contest in 2014;
Emerging Star Award for Seventh Annual China's National Print Model Competition;
First prize for the sixth annual CCTV Star of Outlook Talent Competition in the Shanghai region and top ten in the national final competition;
Judge for the 2018 Chinese Songs On Campus Singing Contest
Judge for the first annual Eacast Media Group's Voice of Chicago Singing Contest;
Judge for the eighth annual Voice of University of Illinois at Chicago Singing Contest;
Judge for the tenth and eleventh annual Voice of University of Chicago Singing Contest

Showcased and interviewed by many major TV and radio stations, for instance, CCTV, Shanghai Media Group (SMG), Pear Video, NBC, ABC, CMT, MTV, the Style Network, Hawaii Public Radio, KPTZ, KOWS, WLUW, and WMFT, I have been featured on numerous publications, for example, Xinhua News, China News Agency, People's Daily, Chicago Sun-times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Haute Couture Magazine, and Import Tuner Magazine. I have also appeared on the magazine covers such as the Angel Rising Magazine's 2016 October Issue and the World Class Beauty Queens Magazine's 2017 March Issue. "Jennifer's excellent musical ability and graceful appearance is a beautiful scenery of Chicago, which has attracted the audience and intoxicated the critics", wrote Sing Tao Daily. With a loyal following on various social media sites, I released my original album "Jennifer Zhang ???" to rave reviews, and I was chosen as the lead female singer for the official theme song “Moving as One” of the China's Guantang Lake Tourism Zone. My representative original songs include: Foam of the Ocean, Warmth, Flying High, Moonlit Castle, etc..

I am the band lead for the Chicago Chinese Music ensemble and has assembled a rock band that constantly tours around the midwest area. I was also elected as a board member for the Chinese American Museum of Chicago and an associate board member for the Vander Cook College of Music.

I am a Shanghai native and I currently live in Chicago, Illinois. Outside of music and performances, I enjoy traveling, playing with my puppy Martini, exploring different cuisines, talking to other amazing humans on Gigmasters, and great times with good friends! I look forward to making your events very special, (even more) fun, and the most memorable! :)

Gold Member
2018 - Top Flutist
2017 - Top Flutist

Community Event

Overall Talent

Jennifer and her performing group gave a wonderful music presentation as well as explanation of the origins of the instruments she brought to our event. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed her performance. I also loved her original song that she sang for our group.

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Jennifer Zhang - Chinese Instrumentalist & Singer’s Response:

Dear Cathy, it was my great joy to come perform for your organization. I enjoyed your wonderful audience and thank you for the delicious food. I am very happy you like the music and the presentation from me and my music group. I love my original song too! :P Thanks again Cathy and I look forward to seeing you and the opportunity of working with you again!


Club Event

Overall Talent

Jennifer is Amazing! She played during our corporate's annual event on 05/12/2018 at the University Club of Chicago. Communication was seemless and the music selection was perfect! She is so talented, beautiful and sweet! As Asian Pacific American heritage month (May) is a time we celebrate diversity, inclusion and globalization, I can not thank her enough for making our vision come to life! She really made our times memorable. I highly recommend Jennifer!!!

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Jennifer Zhang - Chinese Instrumentalist & Singer’s Response:

Thank you so much Cago. The event was amazing and I am so happy to be performing for your company. I am glad everyone liked my music. I love your vision and thank you for celebrating diversity during such a prestigious event!


Private Party

Overall Talent

BRAVO WITH 5 SHINING STARS! Jennifer is a highly accomplished and amazing entertainer. Furthermore, she is well spoken, thoughtful, incredibly personable, and genuinely gracious. Jennifer was the STAR of the recent Chinese New Year Party at my house. I submitted my request on Christmas Eve and she called me on my mobile phone immediately that night. Jennifer is extremely prompt with communication and is also well prepared. She customized her performance to the audience that evening. The 50+ guests all loved meeting her and she was very engaging with everyone. I would highly recommend Jennifer to bring great energy and talent to your special event!

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Jennifer Zhang - Chinese Instrumentalist & Singer’s Response:

Dear Jeanie, I can not express how much I like you and my gratitude for the opportunity to perform for your fabulous Chinese New Year Partay!!!<3 You are someone that I really look up to and you have a heart of gold. I have put a picture of us on my website too! :) I enjoyed our fun dim sum trip to Chinatown together and seeing you again recently in Chicago as well. I am so happy that I got to meet you through the site. Thank you for all your amazingness and I am so excited about our girls trip soon! <3 P.S. I love Picasso!

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Chicago, IL
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Club Event
Chicago, IL
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Community Event
Northbrook, IL
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Private Party
Cedar Rapids, IA
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wedding Ceremony
New York City, NY
3:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Community Event
Chicago, IL
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Chicago, IL
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Baby Showers
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Happy Hours
Bachelorette Parties
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Bachelor Parties
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
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Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Jennifer Zhang - Chinese Instrumentalist & Singer will also travel to Cicero, Berwyn, Oak Park, Forest Park, Hines, Lyons, Riverside, Brookfield, Maywood, River Forest, Summit Argo, Carol Stream, La Grange Park, Bellwood, Bedford Park, Melrose Park, Westchester, Burbank, Bridgeview, Hillside, Hinsdale, Hometown, La Grange, River Grove, Stone Park, Western Springs, Berkeley, Franklin Park, Justice, Norridge.
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