Jing Wang

Jing Wang (born 1992) is a composer and new music improviser. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in composition at Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing under Guo-ping Jia, Xin-min Luo and Jian-ping Tang, and her master’s degree in composition at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln under Johannes Schöllhorn. She’s currently conducting her PhD research of composition at University of Hong Kong under Hing-yan Chan.

Wang’s compositions include chamber music, orchestra and stage works in a variety of themes, such as Time, Space, Nature, Game, Kung-Fu, etc. Her work “Free fireflies” has achieved the Honorable Mention of 2012 BICW New Music Award and it has been premiered by E-MEX Ensemble. After that, her works started to be performed in China, Germany, Italy, Netherland, Switzerland, US, Canada, Slovenia, Thailand, etc. She has participated in numerous music festivals in Europe and Asia, and worked closely with Ensemble Musikfabrik, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Trio Abstrakt, Ensemble Traversées, Toolbox Percussion, TACET(i) ensemble, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, China Youth Symphony Orchestra, etc.

In the aspect of improvisation, Wang has performed new music as a pianist with improvisers and sound artists in Germany, Italy and Canada. She also has conducted salons of new music and improvisation in China.

As of: March 2024

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