Yirou Ronnie Zhang is a prize winner in numerous competitions including JCM Concerto competitions, SYMF, Parness Concerto Competition and Alexander & Buono International String Competition. She is also a finalist in the 2021 Ysaye International Music Competition. In December 2022, she performed with the Culver City Symphony as a featured soloist. In August 2022, she received the prestigious Vivace Award from the Vivace Music Foundation. Ronnie performed at master classes of Ani Kavafian, Miriam Fried, Vadim Gluzman, Aaron Rosand, Ida Kavafian, among others. She previously studied with Martin Beaver at the Colburn Music Academy. She had also studied with Sam Fischer and Grigory Kalinovsky. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s of Music Degree at New England Conservatory with Paul Biss.