Shenyang (China), 1976
Composer

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 at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 2000 and 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 in China from 1997 to 2002 and 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, and her compositions have been performed and broadcasted all over the world.

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