Meet The Young Talents

Grace Zhou, 16
Grace Zhou is a Junior at Newton Country Day School. She has been playing piano since the age of 5, and has been "tortured" by Teacher Li since the age of 10. Earlier this year, she earned the Young Artist title in the National Piano Playing Auditions.

In addition to piano, she also enjoys writing, and has received a Silver Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in 2017 for her poetry. Academically, she has received magna cum laude last school year and the silver medal of maxima cum laude for the other previous two years on the National Latin Exam. In ninth grade she received the subject award from her school in biology, and in tenth grade she received the subject award in honors chemistry. In school, she is a co-founder and co-head of a health and medicine committee, which she started in 10th grade. She also rows on her school's varsity crew team, and her boat placed 7th in its division this past Spring season at NEIRA.

Aside from piano, she also plays trumpet for her school's instrumental ensemble. In her free time, she enjoys going for runs with her dog, skiing, reading, writing, and spending time with her friends.