Chin-Hsien Chung (b. 1996) is a Taiwanese composer, pianist, flutist, and organist. She is currently studying for a master’s degree in instrumental composition with Miroslav Srnka at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Hfmt Köln, Germany). She received her bachelor’s degree from the National Taipei University of the Arts (TNUA), where she studied with Ching-Mei Lin.
Her works have been performed in many countries, such as Taiwan, Germany, Austria, China, Singapore, by renowned interpreters including Ensemble Musikfabirk, Jack Quartet, Bux Ensemble, PHACE Ensemble, TCOC, Taipei Century Choir, and Taipei Harmonic Chorus.
Currently, she is exploring human emotion, discovering its characteristics and inertia, and then better integrating it with her work. Through this, she can bring various stories to music and present them precisely in the form of music theater or short plays for instrumentalists.
In addition, she has always had a strong interest in interdisciplinary projects, such as working with artists in the fields of animation, film, dance, theater, and new media. She has always enjoyed her time in Germany and is looking forward to the collision of creative thoughts with various artists.
Prizes and awards
Honorable mention award, “Blessing from 2020” in Composition Competition of Physician’s Chamber Orchestra of Taiwan 2020
Honorable mention award, music in theater “My Roommate beside me is a Flight Attendant – Flight number AT-1930” in 2016 Taipei Fringe Festival Award
2nd prize, “The Sinking Island” CHENGDU-CHINA 12th SUN RIVER PRIZE International Students’ New Music Composition Competition in 2016
Honorable mention award, Choral Work “Tung Blossom that revives ” in Taiwan Choral Association Composer Award in 2015 (no First, second and third Prize)
Winner, “The Sinking Island” in the Joint Concert among Soochow University (SCU), National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), and Taipei National University of Art (TNUA) in 2015