Rachel Xi Zhang


spent most of her youth on piano in Shenzhen, China, she acquired a taste for the “offshore” pitch and timbre by beating on random objects through her rebellious youth, and finds her soul in peace when touching a marimba. The vibration of her sound, could possibly be described as rooted to classical music from earlier era, yet engraved with the characteristics derived from those countless collaborations with the composers in her own age.


© photo: Claudia Hansen