Chin Ting Chan
Assistant Professor of Music Composition
Raised in Hong Kong, Dr. Chin Ting Chan has been a fellow and guest composer at the International Rostrum of Composers, IRCAM’s ManiFeste, the ISCM World Music Days Festival and the Wellesley Composers Conference. He has held residencies with the Charlotte Street Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and has received commissions and grants from ArtsKC, the Hong Kong Composers’ Guild and the Music Teachers National Association, as well as performances by Ensemble Signal, the Nouveau Classical Project and the S.E.M. Ensemble, in venues such as Staatstheater Darmstadt, the Seoul Arts Center, the Tongyeong Concert Hall and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, among many others.
Awards and other recognitions include those from the American Prize, ASCAP, Association for the Promotion of New Music, Foundation Destellos, Foundation for Modern Music, the Interdisciplinary Festival for Music and Sound Art – Shut Up and Listen!, the Lin Yao Ji Music Foundation of China, the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music, newEar, the New-Music Consortium, Semaine international de la musique électroacoustique, the Soli fan tutti Composition Prize and others.
Dr. Chan previously held faculty positions at the University of Missouri–Kansas City and Kansas City Kansas Community College. He holds degrees from the University of Missouri–Kansas City (D.M.A.), Bowling Green State University (M.M.) and San José State University (B.M.). His primary teachers include Chen Yi, Zhou Long, James Mobberley, Paul Rudy, Marilyn Shrude and Brian Belet. His works are published with the ABLAZE Records, Darling’s Acoustical Delight, Melos Music, Music from SEAMUS, Navona Records/PARMA Recordings, the SCI Journal of Music Scores and Unfolding Music Publishing (ASCAP).