WASBE Commission: Composition from Xi Wang
Date: May 27th, 2016
Composer Xi Wang's original concert music has been performed worldwide by notable orchestras and ensembles such as the Minnesota Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, American Composers Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic, Spokane Symphony, Voices of Change, Soli Chamber Ensemble, Tippet String Quartet, among others.
Xi Wang is the recipient of the Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the National Endowment for the Arts award, Meet the Composer, New Music USA, American Music Center, MacDowell Colony residency, as well as seven prizes from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Xi Wang has received commissions from the Albany Symphony, Shanghai Philharmonic, Voices of Change, Great Dallas Youth Orchestra, Soli Chamber Ensemble, among others.
Xi Wang' received her B.M. from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, M.M. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and D.M.A. from Cornell University. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the Meadow School of Arts of Southern Methodist University.
Her website is: http://www.xiwangcomposer.com/index.php