Fellow: Awarded 2012
Field of Study: Music Composition
Competition: US & Canada
Vivian Fung was born in Edmonton, Canada, in 1975 and received her doctorate from The Juilliard School. Fung has developed a unique compositional voice, often merging Western forms with non-Western influences such as Indonesian gamelan and folk songs from minority regions of China. She has received commissions from Fulcrum Point New Music Project, Shanghai Quartet, Seattle Symphony, Music From China, San José Chamber Orchestra, and Suwon Chorale, and her music has been performed by ensembles throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. She lives in New York City with her husband, Charles, and her dog, Mulan.
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