Biographie

Fuhong Shi

  • Shenyang, Chine, 1976
  • Compositrice

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Fuhong Shi studied composition with Dr Jianping Tang and received a Bachelor’s degree in composition at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 2000. She then earned a Master’s degree in composition under the direction of Drs. John Celona and Dániel Péter Biró at the University of Victoria in fall of 2005. In the fall of 2005, she began her doctoral studies with Professor Gary Kulesha at the University of Toronto, Canada. She has taken master classes with a number of world renowned composers and composition professors, such as Chen Yi, George Tsontakis, August Read Thomas, Chou Wen-Chung, Murray Schafer, Gilles Tremblay, James MacMillan, Salvatore Sciarrino, Michel Gonneville, Steve Reich, Qigang Chen, Su Xia, and Wenjing Guo. 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. 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. 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+, Orchestre de la francophonie canadienne, Tai Wan Symphony Orchestra, Esprit Orchestra, Quatuor Bozzini, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, China Guangdong National Orchestra, Youth Chinese Music Orchestra of Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, Hua Xia Chinese National Orchestra of Beijing Chinese Conservatory, and Toca Loca. Some of the renowned conductors and musicians she has worked with are Robert Aitken, Bramwell Tovey, Jean-Philippe Tremblay, Véronique Lacroix, Sylvio Gualda, Alex Pauk, Clemens Merkel, Isabelle Bozzini, Gregory Oh, Rob MacDonald and Aiyun Huang. Her compositions and interviews were performed and broadcast in the USA, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Europe and Southeast Asia.

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