Tong Cheng is a piano soloist and accompanist, and has been awarded many prizes in China. He began his music education at the age of eight and has performed in Liaoning, Beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai and Hong Kong. He has been granted numerous college scholarships, including the National Scholarship of China. He currently is a graduate assistant in the University of Minnesota, pursuing his DMA degree in collaborative piano and coaching. Tong is interested in spreading his passion for classical music.