BIOGRAPHY

"Unafraid to linger in intense expression" (CVNC), "highly polished" (MusicalAmerica), and "reflected fine command of orchestration and form" (The Aspen Times), Chinese composer Weijun Chen’s music has been played by renowned orchestras and chamber ensembles across the United States, including the Arditti Quartet, the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente, Ensemble Linea, the Mivos Quartet, the Momenta Quartet, the New York New Music Ensemble, the Slee Sinfonietta, the Spektral Quartet, Talea Ensemble, and The Rhythm Method. With a strong background in classical music and a great passion for storytelling, Weijun traverses between the worlds of concert music and media. He currently works and trains under many accomplished composers in Los Angeles, CA. Weijun received his BM in composition from the Eastman School of Music, and his PhD in composition from the University at Buffalo.