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Previous Events

  • December 18, 2021: Bangkok, Thailand

Long Nights (for percussion, clarinet, alto saxophone and cello) was selected in the Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium 2021. The piece was performed by the TACETi Ensemble based upon the symposium at the Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre (BACC) on December 18, 2021

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  • December 6, 2021: Austin, TX

The Final Concert of course Beginning Composition which I served as the instructor at the University of Texas at Austin was given at the Bates Recital Hall.

  • December 1, 2021: Austin, TX

Breath IV (for large ensemble and fixed media) was premiered by The University of Texas New Music Ensemble in the Bates Recital Hall at the University of Texas at Austin. 

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  • April 22, 2021: Austin, TX

Seven Mountains (for piano and fixed media) was performed by Noah Sonderling as part of University of Texas at Austin’s Sound in Sculpture concert. 

  • January 22, 2021: Online, Zoom

Long Nights (for percussion, clarinet, alto saxophone and cello) was performed in the Telematic-concert by the [Switch~Ensemble].

  • November 16, 2020: Austin, TX

Pure Water Without Fragrance (for Pipa, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and cello) and Stray Birds (for orchestra) were broadcasted in the KMFA Classical 89.5.

  • October 19, 2020: Online, Zoom

After the Rain (for solo harp) was performed by Gwendoline Pannetier as part of the C.L.U.T.C.H. New Music Concert I. 


September 23, 2020: Online, Zoom​

  • Breath I (for flute, clarinet, violin and cello) was performed  by the HUB NEW MUSIC ensemble as part of the composition workshop at the University of Texas at Austin.

  • August, 2020: Beijing, China

Yuan Zhi Li Lan (《沅芷醴兰》) - Duo for Zheng and Sheng, the recording and score were released as part of the album "Feng Lai" by the Beijing Universal Audio and Video Publishing House.

  • June 1, 2019: Portland, OR

Stray Birds (for orchestra) was selected in the Oregon Symphony Composition Workshop.This work was read by Oregon Symphony in the Arlene Schnitzer concert hall based upon the event.

  • 《天地人.和》: The Concerto for Sheng and Chinese national orchestra (Music by Tong WU, Orchestral adaptation by Geli LI)  (2018-2019)

Premiered in Beijing Concert Hall, China

Performed by Yang ZHENG and Beijing National Orchestra

Conductor: Ming ZHANG

 (Note: This piece has been performed over fifty times from 2018 to 2019.)

  • Libertango: For Sheng Quartet (2013/ 2019)

 Premiered in Beijing Concert Hall

 Performed by Yang ZHANG and the other three musicians

  • GOLD.WOOD.WATER: Duo for Piano and Zheng (2018)

Premiered in Lincoln Hall, Portland State University, United State

Performed by Geli LI and Yi SHEN

  • Three Seasons: For Baritone and Piano (2019)

Performed by Jorden Moss and Geli LI

Premiere in the Lincoln Hall at Portland State University, United State

  • The Second Symphony (2018)

Premiered in Central Conservatory Opera Hall, China

 Performed by Central Conservatory Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Hao SHEN

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  • June, 2017: Beijing, China

The Embrace of the Bell and the Breeze (for Zheng, violin, viola, cello, flute, oboe and percussion) was premiered by the Chamber orchestra- Jahrhundet xx Österreich.

The piece was conducted by Peter Burwik.

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  • Two People: For Two Violins (the revised version) (2017)

- performed by American string quartet-Altius in HongKong

            Preview concert: LTL, CYT, Cheng Yu Tung Building, HKUST

            World Premiere Concert: Hong Kong City Hall Theater

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- performed by NOMAD Tokyo in Chengdu Conservatory China (2016)

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- premiered in Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg German (2015)

Performed by Mengling Chi and Anne Friederike Greuner

  • 《沅芷醴兰》(Yuan Zhi Li Lan): For Sheng, Zheng and Two Dancers (2016)

Premiered in Central Conservatory of Music & Beijing Dance Academy

Performed by Yang ZHENG, Yuan CAO and other four choreographers and dancers

  • Nocturne: For Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Clarinet and Piano (2015)

Premiered in He Luding music hall of Shanghai Conservatory

Performed by Chamber orchestra -Klangforum Wien

Conductor: Zhang Liang

April: For Saxophone, Violin, Viola, Cello and Oboe (2015)

  • - Premiered in the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg, Germany.

  • Performed by Asya Fateyeva, Menglin CHI, Zheng ZHAI, David Stromberg.

 Stray Birds: For Orchestra (2014)

  • Premiered in Beijing Music Hall, China (2014)

      Performed by China Youth Symphony Orchestra

      Conductor: Jinge Qian

  • Theme and Variation for Piano: For Piano Solo (2013/2014)

- Performed by Shibo LIU at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg, Germany in the Chinese Music Festival in Hamburg, Germany, 2014.

- Premiered by Hao YIN at the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing China, 2013.

  • Untouched Realm: For Erhu, Zheng, Flute and Cello (2013)

Premiere at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China.

Performed by the Beijing Modern Ensemble

Director: Lin Tao

  • Pure Water Without Fragrance: For Pipa, Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, and Clarinet (2013)

Premiered at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China based upon the Beijing International Composition Workshop, 2013.

Performed by Berlin Zafraan Ensemble

Conductor: Manuel Nawri

  • Farewell to Cambridge Again《再别康桥》(for soprano and piano)

- Premiered by Jinge ZHANG and Xinyi SHEN in the 30th Shanghai Spring International Music Festival in Shanghai China, 2013.

- The recording and the score were published by the Shanghai Music Publishing House in April, 2014.

- Performed by Xiaoying ZHAO and Peilin YANG at the Central Conservatory of Music in China based upon "The 9th Yanhuang Cup Composition Competition Final Concert", 2016

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  • 舞韵新疆》(Dancing in Xinjiang—For Chinese Orchestra (2012)

Premiere in the Forbidden City Music Hall, Beijing, China

 Performed by China Broadcast Traditional Orchestra

 Conductor: Lie ZANG

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