Lu Zhengdao is a graduate of the Central Conservatory of Music, China, where he received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He joined the percussion faculty at Shenyang Conservatory of Music in 2008, and has been assistant timpanist and section percussionist of the China National Opera Symphony Orchestra since 2007.
As an active percussionist, Lu Zhengdao has performed in Asia, North America and Europe, and has performed concertos with internationally renowned orchestras at major concert halls around China. He has also performed as soloist and chamber musician at countless music festivals and events.
As a member of the National Opera Orchestra, Lu Zhengdao has performed in every major concert hall and opera house in China—and has also been a part of orchestral tours to Europe, the US, Africa, the Middle East and East Asia under the baton of many great maestros. He has also appeared as guest timpanist with the Qingdao Symphony Orchestra, the Guangxi Symphony Orchestra, and the Fujian Symphony Orchestra.
Lu Zhengdao has given masterclasses throughout China and received the Outstanding Percussion Teacher award from the Shanghai Percussion Association in 2012. He was a prizewinner at the second Universal Marimba Competition in 2004, and is a co-founder and organiser of the Shenyang International Percussion Festival, and a committee board member of percussion organisations including the China Percussion Association, the Liaoning Percussion Society, and the Marching Percussion Association of China.
Role: Classical Artist