Composer spotlight - Zhou Tian
16 Apr 2009
Third Angle Notes, Excerpts

Zhou Tian is the next composer featured on our May 15th concert; Hamilton Cheifetz will perform his composition, Rhyme for solo cello.

Click here to hear the second movement of Rhyme, performed by Earl Lee:

Zhou Tian, a native of China, is an award-winning young composer who’s music has been played by the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, the St. Cloud Symphony, Curtis Symphony, Guangzhou Symphony, the Arditti Quartet, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Zhou earned music degrees from both Curtis and Juilliard and is a first-prize winner of the Washington International Composers Competition and a three-time winner of ASCAP/Morton Gould Young Composer Award. Zhou’s compositions have received multiple performances in venues such as the Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

Zhou Tian's website has many more audio excerpts of his compositions, as well as samples of his photographic talent. Click here to see and hear more of his work

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