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. With a strong background in classical music and a great passion for storytelling, Weijun has developed a special connection with film music. He currently works and trains under his mentors, Philip Klein, Chad Cannon, and Penka Kouneva 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.