Music Notes

Recent Discoveries in My Life


  • Two weeks at the New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, next door of the Times Square but never had a chance to go there, four and half works done, enjoyed the studio and the playwrite library very much; very tired. Mar. 17-Apr. 2
  • Second Language Study: Water Your Memory, Composers’ Guild Concert, UMKC Grant Hall, Feb. 16, 2010
  • Impro: Drunken Crazy, qin performance, UMKC Chinese Scholar & Student Association Chinese New Year Celebration, UMKC Pierson Center, Jan. 31, 2010
  • Emerging Composer Award of 2010 Staunton Music Festival Summer Sounds, 2010
  • KcEMA Newbie Commission:,An Artist's Life for tenor and tape, premiere, Dec. 5, 2009
  • Interview at KKFI 90.1FM Station, Sep. 23, 2009
  • Today, On the Silk Road for qin, premiered at the Concert for Global Peace presented by International Visitors Council of Greater Kansas City, Aug. 29, 2009
  • opera Wu Kong I (act I) was performed at Virginia Arts Festival, May 30, 2009
  • Chinoiserie: lecture recital of qin (Chinese seven-string zither), traditional repertoire and new compositions at the Nelson – Atkins Museum of Arts, Apr. 24, 2009