Di Zhao graduated from Wuhan Conservatory, after which he played at the Hunan Broadcast Orchestra for two years as its principal flutist. In 1984 he became the principal flutist at the National Ensemble Orchestra of China in Beijing, a post that he held until 1990 when he came to the United States to pursue his Master’s Degree at Indiana University. In 1992 he attended West Iowa Technical College, where he enrolled in the program of Band Instrument repair.

Shan Liu earned her Bachelor’s degree in music at Wuhan Conservatory and her Master’s degree in flute performance at Indiana University. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree, she played for the National Symphony Orchestra of China (then known as the Central Philharmonic) for over 6 years before coming to the United States. While earning her Master’s degree, she played in the Southwest Michigan and Elkhart Orchestras while teaching at St. Mary's College and Indiana University.

William Zhao has played the flute and piano for over 15 years. In 2014, he graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He is now the marketing director of Di Zhao Flutes. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our products, or are a dealer who would like to arrange a trial, please contact him at wz@dizhaoflutes.com.