Ms. Hongling Liang is currently a doctorate candidate in collaborative piano at the University of North Texas. She is studying with the pianist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Steven Harlos, and Associate Professor at UNT, Dr. Elvia Puccinelli. Ms. Liang received her bachelor’s degree in piano performance with Hesong Wang at Jinan University. She continued to obtain her master’s degree at Longy School of Music of Bard College with Horszowski Trio’s pianist Rieko Aizawa, legendary pianist Peter Serkin, and Professor Robert Merfield. She also studied with Van Cliburn gold medal winner Alexander Kobrin and concert pianist Tatiana Muzanova for her Artist Diploma in piano performance. Ms. Liang has made her debuts in both China and the United States as a soloist and chamber musician. Her concert tours include Jordan Hall, Pickman Hall, Granogf Music Center, Legacy Hall, Bill Heard Theatre, Xinghai Concert Hall, and among others. She also has won prizes in numerous competitions, including the Hong Kong International Piano Competition and the Macaw International Piano Competition.