University of Arizona
College of Fine Arts - School of Music

Choral Studies

Xuxiang Zou

Xuxiang Zou is a currently DMA student in choral conducting and piano at the University of Arizona. She is a student of Dr. Elizabeth Schauer and Dr. Daniel Linder. Xuxiang is originally from Zhejiang, China. She studied choral conducting with Professor Yan Wang, and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in choral conducting from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, along with a diploma in collaborative piano. She also holds a master’s degree from Missouri State University, where she studied with Dr. Cameron F. LaBarr.

Xuxiang guest conducted the Missouri State University Chorale in concert as a featured ensemble in the China International Chorus Festival and also led the Wenzhou Female Choir in the 9th World Choir Games in the championship competition. At the World Choir Games, the choir gained the championship prize in Folklore a cappella and the Gold Medal in Female Choirs. She received third prize in the Third National Choral Conducting Competition in China and was awarded the title of “Excellent Conductor” in the fourth “The Heart of Chorus” Shanghai International Choral Festival & Competition. Additionally, Xuxiang has participated in many operas as an assistant conductor and music director. Xuxiang conducted the UArizona Treble Glee in the 2021-2022 school year at the University of Arizona, and was selected as the Fred Fox School of Music Outstanding GTA for spring 2022.