Zhang Yadi is a young Chinese pipa performer, a pipa teacher at Tianjin Conservatory of Music, a master’s degree from the Central Conservatory of Music, and the first BOB top-notch innovative talent of the Central Conservatory of Music.
Zhang Yadi began to learn Pipa at the age of 7, under the tutelage of Professor Zhou Xianshun. Since 2004, he has been under the tutelage of Pipa performers and educators Professor Li Guanghua and Professor Zhang Qiang. Since 2017, he has been teaching at Tianjin Conservatory of Music. In recent years, he has participated in many major instrumental music competitions at home and abroad, and won good results: the first prize in the "19th Taipei National Instrumental Music Concerto Competition"; the first prize in the Pipa Junior Group of the "First CCTV National Instrumental Music TV Competition"; "Wenhua Art School Award - The 3rd National Folk Instrumental Music Competition" Junior Category 2nd; "First Liaoyuan International Pipa Competition" Youth Professional Group Gold Award; "First China-Japan-Korea International Pipa Competition" Professional A Youth Group 1 Gold Award; "The 3rd Beijing International Folk Instrumental Music Competition" Small Chamber Music Group Gold Award; "The First Wuxi Chinese Music Chamber Music Competition" Professional Group A First Prize; Gold medal in the youth group of the National Pipa Competition; silver medal in the professional youth plucking group of the 4th Golden Lusheng National Instrumental Music Competition; silver medal in the professional youth group of the 2nd Dunhuang Cup National Pipa Competition. Zhang Yadi has traveled to various countries in the world as a soloist and chamber musician for many times. He has performed with the Taipei Municipal Chinese Orchestra, Macao Chinese Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic Chinese Orchestra, China Central Radio Chinese Orchestra, Shanghai Chinese Orchestra, Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra Orchestra, Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra, Guangxi Symphony Orchestra, Harbin Symphony Orchestra, Tianjin Chinese Orchestra, Hunan Chinese Orchestra, Xinjiang Chinese Orchestra, Taipei Hairpin Ting Chinese Orchestra, Central Conservatory of Music Chinese Orchestra, etc. In recent years, he has successfully held many solo recitals and lectures at home and abroad. The premiered works include: "Late Autumn", "Pin", "Autumn Flowers", "No Hero", "Sarafan Dance", "Clouds and Water String Songs", "Encore", "Guan Gong", "Mountain" Thoughts on Dan Hua'er", "Dream Dance in Dunhuang", "A Spark of Fire", etc., have won unanimous praise from the industry. In 2015, he published his solo concert album "Late Autumn". In 2016, he and his tutor, Professor Zhang Qiang, co-edited the pipa textbook "Happy Learning Chinese Musical Instruments".
Zhang Yadi has been invited many times to participate in various large-scale evening parties of CCTV and the recording of the Fenghua Chinese Music column of CCTV Music Channel, and was invited to participate in the recording of Pipa teaching videos by iartschool and String Music Platform. In addition, "Little Performer", "Musician" magazine, "China Art News", "Guangming Daily", "Central Conservatory of Music", China Music Network, Huayin Network, Xinhua Network, CCTV Network, iQiyi , Tencent and other major websites have conducted exclusive interviews and concert reports on him.