Nansong Huang was born in Hei Longjiang China in 1993. He began to study piano at four years of age, and has been under the instruction of Professor Jin Zhang, dean of the Preparatory Music School of the Central Conservatory of Music, since 2002. In 2005, Nansong took third prize for the 12 and under division of the Franz Liszt Children & Youth International Piano Competition in Weimar, and won first prize for the 12 and under category for the 5th International Competition for Young Pianists “A Step Towards Mastery” held in St. Petersburg. The following year, Nansong won second prize in the 10th Ettlingen International Piano Competition for Young Pianists, and first prize in the 2nd International SEILER Piano Competition in Rathymno, Greece. In addition to his international honors, Nansong has also represented China in the Steinway International Music Festival and Talents Music Concert held in Hamburg, Germany in June of 2006, after taking first prize in the China national division of the 2nd Steinway International Piano Competition for Youth. In recent years, Nansong Huang has expanded his performance experience with impressive ensemble collaborations, including the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra, and the Beijing Symphony Orchestra.