Zhang Yu's relationship with piano has started since she was kid. After graduating from Middle School affiliated with Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China, Yu came to Manhattan School of Music to continue her study of piano performance.
Being a good student, Yu successfully finished her M.F.A. and Ph.D in piano performance at Julliard afterwards.
Even though Yu has not become a professional pianist, she still work with piano at Steinway&Sons as a business development representative.
Now, she introduces Steinway pianos to her customers and teaches piano to private students in New York City.