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Awards

Zhengtao's music achievement in music industry.

2024

  • Ravinia Festival "Bridges Composition Competition" - Winner

  • Tribeca New Music Young Composer Competition -  Emerging Composer

  • Ithaca College Jazz Composition Competition - Honorable Mention

2023

  • Downbeat Magazine - Best Small Ensemble Composition

  • ASMAC Pat Williams Composing & Arranging Competition - First Place

  • ScoreLive Gala Concert Film Music Competition - Second Place

  • Young Musician International Competition "Citta di Barletta" - First Absolute Prize/Third Prize

  • NYC Contemporary Music Symposium Competition - Semifinalist

  • International Digital Music Festival of Shanghai Conservatory Of Music -Finalist

  • 2023 Upchord Sound Conference Award - Finalist

  • Score The Word Film Scoring Contest - Top 30

  • MTNA Massachusetts Young Artist Composition Competition - Honorable Mention

  • Jazz Education Network - Best Large Ensemble Composition

  • ISAC International Popular Music Composition Competition - 3 Times Honorable Mention

  • World Master Open Music Competition - Absolute First Prize

  • ERO 2023 Call for Score - Top 50

  • Cascadia Composer Spring Concert Competition - Winner

  • Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University Young Composers Competition - Second Place

  • Cum Laude Music Awards IV Edition - Winner

  • 15th Fidelio Piano Composition Competition - Second Place

  • 2024 Jazz Composers' Symposium - Presenter

  • Berklee Piano Department "Composer & Pianist Award" - Recipient

  • Berklee Compositioin Department "Bill Maloof Award" - Recipient

  • Bilibili Virtual Singer Composition Contest - Honorable Mention

  • Dreamtonics Virtual Singer Composition Contest - Finalist

2022

  • LeCine Film Music Competition - Semifinalist

  • ERO 2022 Call for Score - Finalist

  • 2022 Berklee World Tour Scholarship - Recipient

  • 2022 Upchord Sound Conference Award - Finalist

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