Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, JunYi Chow began studying piano and music theory at the age of 5. He gained admittance into Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing in 2005 and there studied with WenChen Qin, Gang Chen and JianPing Tang. After graduation in 2011, Chow began a master’s degree program in the U.S. at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, completing it in May 2013 as a student of P.Q. Phan. Chow’s music has been performed in many places including Malaysia, Singapore, China, Taiwan, the United States, and Canada. Chow is currently composing and working in New York City.
WATCH AND LISTEN: Dialogue for Pipa & Western Ensemble
Yang Wei (China), Pipa solo; Goncalo Lourenco (Portugal), Conductor; Michelle Stolper, Flute; Rachel Edwards, Oboe; Samantha Johnson, Clarinet; Ariel Detwiler, Bassoon; Burke Anderson, Horn; Sam Wells, Trumpet I; Patrick Hunninghake, Trumpet II; Alex Krawczyk, Trombone; Sean Gill, Percussion; Soomin Lee, Violin; Benjamin Schantz, Viola; Kamyron Williams, Cello; Peter Ferretti, Bass