George Zhao

Accordion Player & Tutor

I am George Zhao, a Canberra-based accordion player and tutor. I started to play the accordion since my childhood, and received a master's degree in music after studying at the Australian National University.


As a musician and sonic artist, I have performed and exhibited my works many times overseas including Beijing International ElectroAcoustic Music Festival, Shanghai International ElectroAcoustic Music Week, and ElectroAcoustic concerts in De Montfort University (UK) and the University of Oregon (USA); as well as performances across Canberra including the Canberra International Music Festival, National Multicultural Festival and National Science Week.


As an instrumental tutor, I have a lengthy teaching experience both in Australia and abroad. I currently teach music in my home studio in Curtin, and various schools in the Australian Capital Territory.


Accordion Performances:


  • Russian Folk Music
  • Northeast Chinese Folk Music
  • Australian Bush Music
  • ElectroAcoustic Music

Accordion Lessons:


  • Joyful
  • Creative
  • Inspiring