As a pianist who is pursuing passionate and insightful playing, Ni Dong has performed in the U.S. and China as a symphonic pianist, recitalist, and collaborative artist. Also, Ni is a piano teacher in the U.S. and China.
Ni played at venues like the Ohio Wesleyan University, Brooklyn Music School in New York City, Shanghai Library in China, and Shanghai Yujian Art Museum in China as a soloist. She worked with Ohio Wesleyan University Symphonic Wind Ensemble during her undergraduate years as a pianist, organist, and percussionist. And she worked with vocalists and other instrumentalists at Ohio Wesleyan University and Longy School of Music of Bard College. Also, she played with the Asbury United Methodist Church Choir for a year in Delaware, Ohio. And currently, she is playing at Hill Memorial Baptist Church.
A native of China, Ni started playing at the age of four, and soon after, garnered multiple awards and honors in China. She came to the U.S. to study in 2016. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree at Ohio Wesleyan University, OH, where she studied with Gulimina Mahamuti and Frank Chiou. Ni honored in the Senior Music Performance award and the Pi Kappa Lambda Award during her undergraduate years. She is a diligent pianist and was honored with Agnes Fowler Collegiate Scholarship in 2019. Ni is studying at the Longy School of Music of Bard College for her Master of Music degree now with Renana Gutman.