Wang Qiang

wang Qiang entered the Shanghai Conservatory of Music to study composition in 1955. While she was still a third-year student at the school, she had exhibited her talent by winning the first prize in the 1959 World Youth Music Composition Competition with a chorus piece “River of Fortune” Graduated with honor in 1960, she was elected to join faculty body at Composition Department. She remind as a professor there until 1991 when she moved to Hong Kong. wang Qiang has been admired for the vast range of musical compositions she wrote for classical music, film, television, operettas and dance drama music. Her compositions displayed bold, unique, novel, and profound emotoin. Her name has been listed in the Dictionary of the World’s Greatest Female Composers. In 1994 she was nominated into the New Grove Dictionary of Women Composers.

Major work List

Orchestral Works
《 Ga Da Mei Ling 》(嘎達梅林) for Cello and Orchestra, 1960;
《 La Ba and Gu 》(喇叭與鼓) for  Orchestra 1980;
《 Overture - Aspiration 》(序曲﹣希望)for Orchestra, 1992;
《 Fantay  overture》(幻想序曲) “ Love ” (愛) f o r  Orchestra , 1993;
《 Violin Concerto No. 0 》(小提琴協奏曲 零號)for violin and Orchestra 1998;
《 Passacaglia 》(帕薩卡里亞)for Orchestra 2002;
Chamber Music
《 Trio 》(三重奏)for Flute, Viola and Arpa, 1979;
《Cello  Octet 》(八重奏)Twelve pieces,  Composed for Eight cellists, 1989;
《 Cello and Contrabass 》(二重奏)Five pieces, 1989;
《 Quartet 》(箏四重奏)For four Zhengs  Twelve pieces,1990;
《 Trio 》(三重奏)Two pieces, for Flute, Zheng and Erhu, 1991;
《 Untitled 》(無題)for Flute, Cello and Percussion,1995;
《 Flower》(花兒) for Soprano , String Quartet and Quitar 2003;
《Erhu and String Quartet, (二胡和弦樂四重奏) Spring , Summer, Autumn, Winter,for Erhu and String Quartet, 2006; 《 Celestial dream dance》(夢幻舞曲) for Flute, Clarinet and Percussion, 2006;
Chorul Music
《 River of Fortune 》( 混聲大合唱)  for Chorul and Orchestra, 1958; 《 Chinese Folk song Chorul 》( 中國民歌合唱曲三首) Three pieces for Choir and Piano,2003;
Film Scores
《Waitng to Tomorrow 》(等明天)for Film and orchestra, 1962; 《 Mysterious of Bao Hu Lu 》for Film and  Orchestra, 1963;
《 The dawn 》(曙光) for Film and Orchestra, 1979; 《 Sale cake of Girl 》(賣大餅的姑娘) for TV play and  Orchestra, 1980;


1) March 11th & 12th, 2011 Singapore Chinese Orchestra published 《 Trumpet and Drum for Chinese Orchestra 》 in Singapore Chinese Orchestra Concert Hall.
2) May 13th,2011 《 Interrmezzo 》 published in 28th Shanghai Spring International Music Festival.
3) July 9th, 2011 Singapore Chinese Orchestra pulished 《 Luo Yang Youg Married Woman 》 in Esplanade Concert Hall.
The traveling expense of Ms Wang Qiang is supported by the Arts Development Found of the Home Affairs Bureau,the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
4) November 5th, 2011 Cello concerto 《 Ga Da Mei Lin 》 for Chinese Orchestra will be published by Singapore Chinese Orchestra in Esplanade Concert Hall.


Li Yiding

Li Yiding has worked as the senior composer in China Central Television (CCTV). Shi is the IAWM Advisor and the CWCA Vice President. She is an excellent composer for both the serious concert music and the film – teleplay music.

Her works include the symphonic poems Angels in Hoh-Xil and The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Orchestral Music Olunchun in Xiaoxing’anling Mountain, Chinese Orchestral Music Blue Mask Drama, chamber music and piano works Zhaxi Island Rhapsody, Gu’erlu Singing and Talking, Cliff Paintings in the Baicha River Valley, Pakistan Sketch and Tibet Scene, etc. Her music has been performed in London, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas, Brussels, Seoul, Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing and Malaysia, Indonesia, Pennsylvania, etc.

Her chamber music Burned Eden has been selected by the 23rd Search for New Music of IAWM in 2004. She was awarded by Civitella Ranieri Foundation. She was permitted to take part in the period of June 2009 and composed in the 15 century’s Civitella Ranieri Castle in Italy. Her chamber music Guge Kingdom Ruins was awarded the “Festival Score Winner” by the Ninth International Festival of Women Composers on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in March, 2010.

She has already composed for 14 films and more than 80 Teleplays. She was awarded various kinds of prizes for 17 films or Teleplays. The main compositions are: the 84-part serial teleplay The Romance of the Three Kingdoms (cooperated with others. Flying in the Sky, Golden Eagle and Golden Dragon Prizes were won for it), the 20-part serial teleplay Heavy Snow Has Disappeared without Any Trace (The 19th China Golden Eagle Prize for the Favorite Song of TV Play), the 20-part serial teleplay Wen Cheng Princess, the teleplay Wen Yiduo; the film A Beijing Little Girl; the film Singing Deer in Golden Autumn (The Prize of the Third Suss International Teenage Film Festival, the Golden Prize of the Long Feature film, and the Prize of Child Adjudicator in the 7th Cairo International Film Festival) and the teleplay Macao Anecdotes.




Su Fan Ling

Associate Professor of the National Hsin-Chu University of Education, National Taiwan Arts University and Fu-Jen University. Professor Su acts as Vice President of Chinese Woman Composers’ Association now.
Doctor of Musical Arts (composition) of Taipei National University of the Arts, study with Professor Hwang-Long Pan;  MA (in music composition)of National Taiwan Normal University; graduated with an excellent degree in musical theory composition from the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien; also graduated from the Hochschule fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst in Wien for Electro-acoustic Music.
Many works have been honored and performed in several countries. Among them “Himmel-Erde-Mensch” gained an honorary diploma at the “9th International Competition for Female Composers” in Mannheim, Germany in 1989 and “Ba-Gua” won first prize in a composition competition held by Komponisten Bund Austria & the Konservatorim der Stadt Wien in 1992.

Major work List
[Fen Mo Deng Tschang] Drama showing in the Theatre   16'00   Mds.     28, Feb., 97’ in Taipei for Chinese National Orchestra  ---------------  Auftrag von Chinese National Orchestra of Taipei

[Temple Festival] Suite for Chinese National Orchestra   12'00"     Ms. 

[I Came from the Mountain] concerto for cello and Chinese National Orchestra 10'00"  Ms.    15. May.98’ in Taipei

[ Fen Mo Deng Tschang ] for  Symphony Orchestra    16'00"    Ms.  

[Fantasy of Dumbo and Mickey Mouse] for Piano solo 3'00"   Ms.      05. January.99’ in Taipei  

[Dragon and Lion Dances] for Piano solo  3'00"   Ms.      05. January.99’ in Taipei

[Surround] for 5 percussionists and piano     12'00"   Ms.       27. March.99’ in Taipei

[Dress with Golden Threads ] for the traditional Chinese instruments- 7 Players   11'00" Ms.  11. Oct.99’ in Taipei                                                                                              
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Fiona Chung

Fiona Chung is a Ph. D. candidate in the Department of Music at The University of Hong Kong (HKU).  She is now studying composition with Dr. Joshua Chan.  She is a creative writer as well and her poems have been published in Yuan Yang, 2001 and 2002.  Her body of work includes plays, short stories, poems and music compositions.  Fiona was born in 1980.  She attended the Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong and obtained the International Baccalaureate Diploma before she did her B.A. at HKU with a double major in English Studies and Comparative Literature.




LAM Shun

Vice-President of the Chinese Woman Composers' Association , a member of Hong Kong Composers' Guild and is a member of the International Alliance for Women in Music , graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She studied composition, western orchestration and piano with Mr. Law Wing-fai, Dr. Chan Wing-wah and Miss Eleanor Wong respectively.

She won the Exxon scholarship and the Ben van Zuiden Music Fund. Her works including both Chinese and western Chamber instrumentations' work, Orchestral, dance music, Opera, hymns, songs and musical for children, solo and duo piano works etc. Her compositions had been performed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, the Japan's Ensemble Kochi, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Chinese Virtuosi(HK), Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Guangdong National Orchestra, Evergreen Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, Dun Huang Chinese Ensemble(Shanghai) and Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra . Her compositions had been presented in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Taiwan, Italy and Paris respectively.

LAM is now working as a composer, piano teacher and accompanist respectively.




Zhang Ning

Zhang Ning graduated from the Composition Department of Wuhan Conservatory of Music in 2003 and got the Master Degree from the Composition Department of Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 2007.Her some works were published or subsumed for the teaching materials,played in CCTV-3.Some works won the prizes in China.She teached the Music Analysis in Beijing Normal University and Piano,the History of Western Music in other universities.Now she is an Executive Director of Chinese Women Composers’Association and member of International Alliance for Women in Music(IAWM).



Zhu Jie

Chinese Composer and Conductress. Studied in Composing and Conducting Faculty of Shanghai Conservatory with Professor Huang Xiaotong as her tutor in her early years and later also attended in the professional courses in Switzerland.
Since 1990, she has been appointed as Composer and Conductress in Guangdong Song and Dance Drama Institute and elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the first assembly of the Guangdong Chorus Association. For many grand events, she had composed quite a lot composition, of which some had been awarded. From time to time she also acted as conductor for many grand ceremonies.
In September of 1995, Zhu Jie’s Composition Concert was co-sponsored by Guangdong Provincial Musicians Association, Guangdong Radio Music Channel and Guangdong Song and Dance Drama Institute, In the first Part of the concert Ms. Zhu Jie conducted Guangdong Orchestra to play famous music such as Beethoven’s No.5 Symphony. On the second part of the concert, Zhu Jie’s ten typical compositions were played and sung.
Guangdong Provincial TV Station televised Ms. Zhu Jie’s personal collection also reported the partial live recording of the concert on the channel“Ether of arts””on September 17,1995.
In July of 1998, she attended the Vienna Masters. Courses and was awarded the official diploma. This was the first time for Chinese musicians Association or its like to organize such grand activity.
On June of 2001, she was rewarded by the Department of Culture of  Guangdong  province for her contribution in creative work.
On October of 2005, Ms Zhu Jie’s 5 vocal and 5 symphonic compositions were collected in the series of the top best works of Guangdong Musicians and were published by the Chinese Musicians’ Audiovisual Publishing House.



Lam Bun Ching

Lin Pinjung, Born in Macau of China. Bun-ching Lam now divides her time between Paris and New York. She holds a B.A. degree in Piano Performance form the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Ph.D. in Music Composition from the University of California at San Diego. She has taught at Comish College of the Arts in Seattle, and served as Visiting Professor at the Yale University School of Music and at Bennington College. She has received numerous awards.



Biography of Alice Ho

Alice Ho is a recipient of numerous awards such as the Winnipeg Symphony New Music Festival Composers Competition, Martin Hunter Artists Award, MACRO International Composition Competition, and International League of Women Composers Competition. She had been commissioned to write for the Penderecki String Quartet, the Esprit Orchestra, Tapestry New Opera Works, a double concerto for violist Rivka Golani and bassist Joel Quarrington, a percussion concerto for Beverley Johnston, a cello concerto for the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and another double concerto for Duo Concertante and the New Foundland Sinfonia. Ms Ho was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada since 1982. She holds a bachelor of Music with high distinction from Indiana University and a Master’s of Music from University of Toronto. Her music has been featured internationally including the ISCM World Music Days 2000 in Luxembourg, Asian Music Week 2000 in Yokohama, Chinese Composers Festival 2003 in Hong Kong, and Made in Canada New Music Festival. Ms Ho’s orchestral works have been performed by the China National Symphony, the Florida Orchestra, South Dakota Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, and the Winnipeg Symphony. She is a finalist at the 2006 Luxembourg International Composition Prize.



Liu Qing

Liu Qing, born in 1974, learn music from her father since her childhood. She was matriculated at the high school affiliated to China Conservatory in 1990, majored in Composition. She got in Composition Department of China Conservatory in 1993, learn from Professor Wang Ning, and got her bachelor degree by taking the first place in her profession. She studied polyphony from Professor Zhang Yun Xuan, and composition from Professor Jin Xiang since 1998 when she was a graduated student and got master degree in 2001. Now she works in Composition Department of China Conservatory,and also is a member of Chinese Woman Composers’ Association.
Main musical compositions: <Cocoon>, music for violoncello and piano; <Sequence>, music of woodwind quintet; <Dream> and <Sha Wei>  music of traditional Chinese chamber music; <Prelude and Fugue>, music for seven traditional Chinese and Western instrumentalists; <Story>, orchestral music;<The song of happy moon>,music for Chinese traditional instruments, and some music for movie.




Born in Guangzhou, China, Dr. Chen Yi is the Distinguished Professor at the Conservatory of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the recipient of the prestigious Charles Ives Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her music is published by Theodore Presser Company, commissioned and performed world wide by such ensembles as the Cleveland Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic, recorded on Bis, New Albion, CRI, Teldec, Angle, Nimbus, Albany, New World, Quartz, Koch & China Record Co. among others. Chen Yi has received bachelor and master degrees in music composition (1983 and 1986) from the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree (1993) from Columbia University in the City of New York. Major composition teachers have been Profs. Wu Zu-qiang, Chou Wen-chung and Mario Davidovsky. She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2005, and appointed to the Visiting Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor at CCOM by the China Ministry of Education in 2006.

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Luo Jing Jing

Jing Jing Luo, born 1953 in Beijing, China who, after her father’s  death at 40 during the Cultural Revolution, was forced to work in a physical  labor camp in the middle of the Gobi desert, until the age of sixteen,  when she walked out of the desert on foot one moonlit night.  Following  her escape, she became a nurse aid, and at the age of eighteen entered  the nursing school at an Army hospital in the South of China. A year  later, again at the hand of the government, she was sent to study music  at the Conservatory of Music in Shanghai, where she majored in piano  performance and composition. Jing Jing would never forget her teachers  like Chengang and Sang Tong, whom she respected highly. She learned to  play the traditional Chinese wind instrument ‘Xun’ and plucked  string instrument ‘Chin’, the techniques of which she often  integrates into her chamber works.  By a stroke of luck, she was chosen as the Rockefeller Fellowship recipient, and came to  United States in her late 20’s and was quickly identified as part of  the first generation of Mainland Chinese Avant Garde composers, along with  Tan Dun, in the early 1980s. Since then, she has been the winner of numerous important awards, grants and prizes for composition, and has made her mark  both as a composer and performer.



Yin Yu Wen

Young pipa performer Yin Yu Wen, a current member of the Chinese Woman Composer’s Association, the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd (CASH) and the Chinese Institute of Pipa, graduated with excellent academic results from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music . From primary to university, Yin had not only received intensive formal training on pipa, but also developed keen interests in the piano, guzheng, music theory and composing.

In 1993, Yin furthered her music studies in Japan and entered the Muse Academy of Japan. Upon graduation, she was invited to become a performer under contract to Mouse Records, during which time Yin toured different places and performed, taking part in various music events and giving solo recitals. To share her experience in pipa performance, Yin also lectured to students of different nationalities on the instrument in the Asahi Cultural Centre. Over the years, Yin has produced two pipa CDs, titled “The Best Chinese and Foreign Hits” and “The Conversation between Pipa and the Soul”. 

Having settled herself in Hong Kong, Yin has been developing her music career since. She has played as a free-lance musician for the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, with which she performed in the Sino-French Cultural Festival 2004. With her accomplished plucking techniques, Yin is frequently invited to lecture and perform, gaining her great acclaim and popularity.

Yin is meanwhile a part-time lecturer at the Hong Kong University School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE). In 2006, Yin published her first pipa textbook “中國琵琶教程”with demonstration CD (Publisher: Pok Wan Music Publishing Co. H.K.).



Biography-Fuhong SHI


A native of Shenyang, China, Fuhong has been appointed to the faculty of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing right after she received the Doctoral degree in composition at the University of Toronto since fall 2009. She received a Bachelor’s degree in composition under the guidance of Dr. TANG Jianping at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 2000. She earned a Master’s degree in composition at the University of Victoria in 2005. She has studied with a number of world renowned composers and composition professors, such as Gary Kulesha, Chen Yi, GUO Wenjing, SU Xia, CHOU Wen-Chung, CHEN Qigang, James MacMillan, Salvatore Sciarrino, Michel Gonneville, Steve Reich, Murray Schafer, Gilles Tremblay, Roger Reynold, Brian Cherney and so on.

She was the recipient of a number of awards at the sixth annual Taiwanese Symphony Orchestra Composition Contest in 1997, at the first annual Yanhuang Cup Composition Competition in 1998, and at the Traditional Music Composition Contest of the Tai Wan National Chinese Orchestra in 2002. In 2005, her orchestral work Dialogue II was read by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and string quartet Refractions was selected by the first edition Master class held by Quatuor Bozzini. She was awarded Women Composers Scholarship by the International Composition Workshop of the Canadian National Arts Centre. She was a finalist in 2006 Tsang-Houei HSU International Music Composition Award, the winner of 2007 Karen Kieser Prize in Canadian Music, and the Generation 2008 Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal+ Composer’s Competition. She was also awarded the scholarship from Acanthes International Composition Workshop in France in 2008.

Fuhong has collaborated with numerous prominent orchestras and ensembles all over the world, including the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, New Music Concerts, Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal+, Queen of Puddings Music Theatre, Orchestre de la Francophonie Canadienn, Continuum Contemporary Music, Tai Wan Symphony Orchestra, Esprit Orchestra, Quatuor Bozzini, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, China Guangdong National Orchestra, China Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Youth Chinese Music Orchestra of Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, and Hua Xia Chinese National Orchestra of Beijing Chinese Conservatory. Some of the renowned conductors and musicians she has worked with are Robert Aitken, Bramwell Tovey, Jean-Philippe Tremblay, Véronique Lacroix, Sylvio Gualda, Clemens Merkel, Isabelle Bozzini, WANG Fujian, GUAN Naizhong, HU Binxu, Xie Ya-ou, and DAI Jin-shan.

In 2005 and 2009, her compositional recitals were held in Victoria and Toronto respectively. Her compositions and interviews were performed and broadcast in the USA, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Europe and Southeast Asia.

Her new works Mandala commissioned by Beijing Modern Music Festival and “211”Chamber Music project , Concentric Circles and Chamber opera Spring, River, Flowers on a Moonlit Night commissioned by Queen of Puddings Music Theatrewere premiered in Beijing and Toronto in June and July 2010.



Xie Mei


Li Jia

Li Jia is a member of CWCA and a teacher in Shanghai Conservatory of Music.

She has devoted herself to composition of electronic music and traditional music, which has produced many works of unexpected and unusual combinations of materials and media. They have been performed by invitation in Shanghai, Beijing, Wuhan, Cologne (German) and Seoul (Korea), such as Yu—i—Ya, Twinkling light over Water and other compositions. She also wrote some articles about synthesizer, spatial audio in composition and so on.




Zhang He