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Performed in France, Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, North Korea, Poland, Croatia, Great Britain, the United States, Canada, and Germany; solo debut performance at age six in Paris for 300 honored guests of governments from 88 countries at the Shanghai Expo Delegation; invited to play at Chopin’s House in Poland; At age nine performed with Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Zheng Xiaoying for Mozart’s 250th anniversary; Age eleven, solo performance at Sydney Opera House; Age 12 Haikou Great Hall of the People, China; Age 14 piano solo recital at Braunschweig Classix Festival, Germany; 2010, Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto, Op. 18 with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Canada; 2012, Beethoven Sonata at Detroit Symphony Hall; 2009, Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 with Shanghai Philharmonic under conductor Muhai Tang; 2012, Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto The Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 with Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra under conductor Octavio Más-Arocas; Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 with Xiamen Philharmonic under conductor Shi Shucheng; July 20, 2016, Solo Recital at Auer Hall in Indiana University; Most currently on September 23 & 24 2017,  Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.2 in g minor, op. 16 as the season opening concert for The Orchestra Now under conductor Leon Botstein, in S.Fischer Center; Premiered Stephen Dickman's Variations for Piano for Paul Schenly  in Pianofest in the Hamptons on July, 2018


Top Prize, 2016 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition’s North American round; 1st Prize, 2016 Bard College Conservatory Concerto Competition; Winner, 2015 Edward Auer Summer Piano Workshop Solo Competition, Indiana University; Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, 2013; First Prize, 2011 Concerto Competition in Interlochen Arts Academy; Silver medal, 2012 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Junior Division; Young Artist Award, Interlochen Arts Academy; 1st Prize, 2010 Chamber Music Competition in Morningside Music Bridge, Canada; 3rd Prize, 2010 Instrumental Concerto Competition in Morningside Music Bridge Concerto, Canada; Top Prize, 2009–10 Chamber Music Competition of Shanghai Conservatory junior group; 1st Prize, 2006 Bo De Chamber Music Competition of Shanghai Conservatory Middle School


Pianofest in Hamptons, 2017-18; Art of the Piano, 2018; Shanghai Conservatory International Piano festival 2018; Morningside Music Bridge International Summer Music Festival Program, 2009–11; Braunschweig Classix Festival, 2008


Teachers: Minduo Li; Zhe Tang; Michael Coonrod; Benjamin Hochman; Matti Raekallio;


Chaojun also had lessons and masterclasses from Vladimir Ashkenazy, Volker Banfield, Fou Ts'ong, Richard Goode, Anton Kuerti, Robert McDonald, William Naboré, John Perry, Paul Schenly, Thomas Schumacher, Peter Serkin, Nelita True, and others.


Shanghai Conservatory Middle School, Interlochen Arts Academy, Bard College

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