Focused Pianist Hopes to Become a Surgeon

Zhengzje Ziu

hide captionWhen he's not devoting his time to schoolwork or music, Zhengzhe Ziu likes to play bridge and chess.

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Zhengzhe Liu's remarkable focus and discipline help him stay on top of his rigorous piano practice. The 15-year-old works as hard on his schoolwork as he does on his music. "I put my education above all else," he says. Despite his obvious skills as a pianist, Zhengzhe doesn't plan to pursue a music career in music. He hopes to become a surgeon. He performs Alberto Ginastera's Danzas Argentinas, 3rd mvt.

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