Zhou Gaoji is the former Chair of Art Committee of Longju Opera Theatre of Gansu Province, a Class-II Instrumentalist, and Deputy President of the Gansu Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles. Taking charge of Gansu clarinet education, Zhou is engaged as a part-time tutor for graduate students at the School of Music, Northwest Minzu University, and an external senior examiner of the China Conservatory of Music. Zhou also served as the deputy president of the China Beijing International Clarinet and Saxophone Arts Festival and held the 2015 Lanzhou Youth Clarinet Festival. In 2014, Zhou won two gold medals and one silver medal in China International Beijing Arts Festival. In 2016, Zhou won three gold medals and sixteen silver medals in the Clarinet Arts Festival (Daejeon, South Korea) co-hosted by China, Japan, and South Korea. Zhou's current and former students have been admitted by top Chinese music academies and inspired outstanding performers to pursue higher education in European and American institutions.