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2014: April 10 // Jan. 16
2013: Dec. 2 // Oct.28 // Oct.17 // H.K. Mini // August 8 // July 11 (ACJO Campaign, Chinese) // July 11 (ACJO Campaign) // May 2 (Chinese) // May 2 // Feb. 27 // Feb. 7 (Chinese) // Feb. 1
2012: Dec.17 // July 26 // June 26

2015  
March 6

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
El Camino College Main Stage Series
8 PM
@ Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College, Torrance, CA

2014  
October 17

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
Celebrates "Shrimp Tale" CD and new compositions
8 PM (90-min. set): Vitello's Restaurant, Studio City, California

September 13 "Lotus Land" - String Quartet + Dance Premiere
At the Laguna Dance Festival Gala 2014
Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theatre (Bernard Gaddis, director) &
USC Thornton String Quartet
7:30 PM: The Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA
September 8 Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
Moon Festival Concert!!
8 & 9:30 pm (2 sets)
Typhoon @ Santa Monica Airport, Santa Monica, California | Postcard
August 14 Lotus Land for sting quartet
Workshop with Argus Quartet and Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater
7-8 pm
Laguna Art Museum
, Laguna Beach, California
August 4

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
NYC Debut + CD Release Party
7:30 PM (90-min. set)
ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY
Postcard coming soon!

July 1

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
Debut CD — "Shrimp Tale" Release Party
Door opens at 7 PM, Music starts at 8:30 PM (90-min. set)
Catalina Bar and Grill, Hollywood, California
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June 8 Gateway Performance Series 2013-14 Season
Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra + MIN XIAO-FEN
Explore the Fusion of Big Band and Pipa
7:30 p.m.

Postcard coming soon!
May 8

Lotus Land for sting quartet
** World Premiere
Argus Quartet at Laguna Beach Live!
7-8 pm

Laguna Art Museum
, Laguna Beach, California

Mar. 31-April 28 Visby International Centre for Composers Residency, Visby, Sweden
Feb 3

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
Celebrates the Year of the Horse!!
8 & 9:30 pm (2 sets)
Typhoon @ Santa Monica Airport, Santa Monica, California
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2013  
Nov. 17 ACJO Performance - details TBA
Oct. 30 ACJO "Rancho Calaveras" EP Release Party
8 PM (90-min. set): Vitello's Restaurant, Studio City, California
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Oct. 16 Brussels Jazz Orchestra / Alan Chan, conductor
8:15 pm
/ Studio 4, Flagey Cultural Center
, Brussels, Belgium
Sept. 20 ETAOIN SHRDLU for orchestra
** World Premiere
Reading by La Jolla Symphony (Director: Steven Schick)
EarShot Reading, Phase 2 of the American Composers Orchestra's Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute
Sept 12-14 My Queer Valentine, a cabaret show by Rick Lau
8: 30 PM,Hong Kong Fringe Club
Aug. 16 Article on Laguna Beach Independent | Link
July 10 a l a n c h a n j a z z o r c h e s t r a . c o m launched!
June 26 "Daughter's Lullaby" for soprano and orchestra released under Society of Composers, Inc. CD #27, Navona Records
Available on Amazon | ClassicsOnline | Spotify | Rdio | Naxos Music Library
June 26 Received Composer Assistant Program Grand from New Music USA for the "Winter News" project
April 21 A Spirit's Dream and Moving to a New Capital
**Shanghai Premiere
Medfield High School Jazz Ensemble
9:30 & 11 pm (2 sets)
The JZ Club, Shanghai, China
March 6 TV interview with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program -
KSCITV, Channel 18
(Los Angeles)

***Watch on YouTube(in Mandarin Chinese)
March 3 GPS

Gateway Performance Series 2012-13 Season
III. Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra -
"Rancho Calaveras" - a Musical Farm!

7:30 p.m.

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February 11 Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
A Chinese New Year Celebration!!
8 & 9:30 pm (2 sets)
Typhoon @ Santa Monica Airport, Santa Monica, California
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February 4 TV interview with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program -
KSCITV, Channel 18
(Los Angeles)

***Watch on YouTube(in Mandarin Chinese)
January 30 1.30.2013 - Medfield Residency in Medfield, MA
Winner of the 2011 National Charles Mingus Competition, Medfield High School Jazz Ensemble will play two big band pieces by me -
"A Spirit's Dream" and "Moving to a New Capital," during their upcoming tour to China.


2012

 
December 21

Alan Chan: "Winter News" Project
10pm
The Stone
, New York, NY

Brittany Anjou, vibraphone | Greg Chudzik, bass
Joe Hertenstein, drums | Sean Sonderegger, multi-reeds
K. Page Stuart, voice | Harvey Valdes, guitar

"Winter News" was funded in part by the Composer Assistance Program of New Music USA.
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December China, Berlin, Amsterdam, New York City
Oct-Nov Hong Kong
October Receipient of ASCAP Plus Award
October Ragdale Residency, Illinois
September NYC
August Ucross Foundation Residency, Wyoming
August 20, 21 TV interview with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program -
KSCITV, Channel 18
(Los Angeles)

***Watch on YouTube(in Mandarin Chinese)
August 5 Rituals for piccolo and percussion is now published by Meridian Publishing LLC
July 30

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra
Debut concert**
8 & 9:30 pm (2 sets)
Typhoon @ Santa Monica Airport, Santa Monica, California
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May 20 GPS

Gateway Performance Series 2011-12 Season
IV. Gateway Jazz Orchestra with Alan Chan
7:00 p.m.


April 22

Kyle Haust Senior Recital
metal...stone...being...cracked

8 pm, Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Theatre
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

April 17

Mars Hill College Percussion Ensemble Concert
Open for percussion trio
7:30 pm, Moore Auditorium
Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC

April 7

Lin-Lin Chang Recital Theatre
Kunfu Hall, Zhongshan Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
Drift (2012) for narrator, soprano, piano and percussion
** World premiere

Huang Li-Qui / text, narrator
Lin-lin Chang / soprano; Alan Chan / piano

April 1

metal...stone...being...cracked for percussion quintet and Open for percussion trio available for sale on MostlyMarimba.com

Jan 20

"Winner of ArtEZ Jazz Composition Contest" elected "2011 Top Ten Music Headlines" presented by RTHK


2011
 
Oct 20 Radio Interview - RTHK3 - Morning Brew with Phil Whelan
*** Listen
Sept 1, 5 Two TV interviews on jazz composition with Juliette Zhuo on "LA Living" program - KSCITV, Channel 18 (Los Angeles)
***Watch on YouTube (in Mandarin Chinese)
July 10

The Walden School Commission
Three Rituals for piccolo and percussion
** World premiere
Firebird Ensemble (Boston)
Sarah Brady, flute
Jeff Means, percussion
7:30 pm, the Dublin School
Dublin, NH

Jun-July

The Walden School Young Musicianship Program (faculty member)

Jun 12

Winner of ArtEZ Jazz Composition Contest
International Jazz Festival Enschede, the Netherlands
To Be Continued... for Jazz orchestra
** Europe premiere
Millennium Jazz Orchestra
Joan Reinders, music director / leader

Jun 10

Los Angeles County Arts / Music Guild Joint Commission
Rock-Paper-Scissors for chamber orchestra and erhu
** World premiere

The Chamber Orchestra at St. Matthew's
Thomas Neenan, Music Director
Henry Wang, Erhu
8 pm, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
Pacific Palisades, CA
***Watch YouTube trailer

Jun 4

Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
Bitter Melon
(2008) for pipa and erhu
** Hong Kong premiere
8 pm, Sheung Wan Civic Auditorium
Hong Kong, China

May New York, NY
May 28 Gateway Performance Series 2011 Season
V. Angeles Consort
May 2 Gateway Performance Series 2011 Season
IV. Gateway Jazz Orchestra with Alan Chan
May 1 Gateway Performance Series 2011 Season
Gateway Gallery - The Chinatown Collage Series by Elaine Cohen
Apr 1 Gateway Performance Series 2011 Season
III. Yana Reznik, piano
Feb 28 - Mar 12 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, Amherst, Virginia
Feburary - March New York, NY
Mar 5 Gateway Performance Series 2011 Season
II. Auria Trio
Feb 6 Gateway Performance Series 2011 Season
I. Duo Seconda: Modern Dialogues
January 17 Received Subito Grant funding from the San Francisco Chapter of the American Composers Forum for
the Gateway Jazz Orchestra project on May 2.
January New York, NY

2010
 
Dec 18 Blue Butterfly book presentation / musical presentation @ The Yoan Shan Club of Taipei, presented by Charming Art and Cite Media. Musical performance by Lin-lin Chang Bel Canto Theatre.
Nov 11 Floes (2004) for solo vibraphone (HoneyRock Publishing)
PASIC Focus Day 2010
Bill Solomon, vibraphone
November BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Oct. 30 Lien Percussion Ensemble
B for Brazil (2010) for percussion ensemble
** World premiere

National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
Oct. 12 Winner of Los Angeles County Art / Music Guild Commission, a new piece to be premiered by The Chamber Orchestra at St. Matthew's
Pacific Palisades, CA
September BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Aug 18- Sept 3 Hong Kong
Aug 1 - Aug 18 New York
July 16 Victoria Dispensary (2010) for Hexnut
** World Premiere
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCkA71uUL7c
July 4

Queen Sonnets (2010) for soprano and piano (text: Nicky Schildkraut)
** World Premiere
NATS National Conference
Courtney Huffman, soprano; Tali Tadmor, piano
8 pm, Little America Hotel & Towers, Salt Lake City, Utah

June 21-August 1

The Walden School Summer Program Faculty
Dublin, New Hempshire

June 19 Gateway Performance Series (GPS: 2009-2010)
V. An Evening of American Songs with Courtney Huffman and Tali Tadmor
July 11
July 3
June 7
May 29

Sweet Bach (2008) for percussion quintet (HoneyRock Publishing)
"Tone" (touring four cities in Taiwan, venues include National Recital Hall, Taiwan)
Taipei Percussion

May 22 Gateway Performance Series (GPS: 2009-2010)
IV. French Dressing with Jacques Israelievitch and Kanae Matsumoto
May 17 - June 6 Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
April 10 Gateway Performance Series (GPS: 2009-2010)
III. GI 1: Gateway Interdisciplinary Initiative
March BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Feb 27 Gateway Performance Series (GPS: 2009-2010)
II. Vientos Trio
Jan BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY

2009
 
Dec 11 Gateway Performance Series (GPS: 2009-2010) Inaugural Concert
with Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera
Nov 8-10, 15-25 BMI Jazz Compsoers Workshop, New York, NY
Nov 14

Sweet Bach (2008) for percussion quartet (HoneyRock Publishing)
PASIC New Literature Session (Percussion Ensemble)
Hamiruge Percussion Ensemble (director: Brett Dietz) @ 4p.m.

Nov 10-15 Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC)
Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN
Oct 20 Qin (2007-8) for soprano and percussion (ancient text in Chinese: LI Bai, BAI Juyi)
** World Premiere

Snell Duo - James Snell, percussion; Melanie Snell, voice
8pm, White Hall, University of Missouri - Kansas City
Oct 15-24

Kansas City, Missouri

Sept 14 - Oct 1 BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Sept 13 Listen, Hold Your Breath (2009) for 2-part voices (text: Rev. Dr. McAllister)
**World Premiere

Gateway Christian Church, Los Angeles, CA
Aug 15 Sweet Bach (2008) for percussion quartet now available for sale on HoneyRock Publishing
Also available: Without a Trail to Lace for voice and vibraphone, Floes for solo vibraphone
July 31 Received Subito Grant funding from American Composers Forum for his upcoming trip to Kansas City
July 19 Dauther's Lullaby (2006) is selected for the Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) CD series under Capstone Records
Courtney Huffman, soprano; Donald Crockett, conductor; USC Thornton Symphony (text: Nicky Schildkraut)
June 26 - July 10

San Francisco, CA
Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium

May 11-30 BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Mar. 31

Shrimp Tale (2005-7) for jazz orchestra
University of Redlands Studio Jazz Band (David Scott, Director)
8pm, Casa Loma Room, University of Redlands

Mar. 29-31 BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Mar. 10 BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Mar. 5 MFA Thesis Exhibition: Emily Mast
EVERYTHING, NOTHING, SOMETHING, ALWAYS (WALLA!)

7-10pm MFA Gallery, University of Southern California
Featuring ...je vis (musical setting of text by Rene Daumal)
Feb. 14-17 Brooklyn, NY
Jan.17-20 BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Jan-April U of Redlands (Spring Semester)
Ear Training III and IV Instructor /MUS 107, 108


2008

 
Nov. 17-Dec.10 BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
Nov. 4-9 Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC), Austin, TX
Oct. 24 Melody of China - Young Composers Series
8pm, Old First Church, San Francisco
Bitter Melon (2008) for pipa and erhu
** World Premiere
Oct. 18

Lien Percussion Ensemble
Sweet Bach (2008) for percussion ensemble
** World premiere
National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

Sept.9-25 BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, New York, NY
August 16

KSUA (FM91.5) of Fairbanks, AK
10-noon Saturday Morning Jazz
Host: Etsuko Kimura-Paderson
Moving to a New Capital (2006/7) for jazz orchestra
USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra
Shelly Berg / director; Alan Chan / conductor

August 9

Lin-Lin Chang Recital Theatre
Kunfu Hall, Zhongshan Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
A Beautiful Rebirth ????? (2008) for voice and piano
** World premiere
Ho Wen-Hsiung / text
Lin-lin Chang / voice; Alan Chan / piano

June 19 Without a Trail to Lace (2006/8) for voice and vibraphone is the first prize winner of the 2008 Percussive Arts Society Composition Contest
(text: Nicky Schildkraut)
June 14

International Jazz Composers' Symposium
Co-soponsored by the University of South Florida Center for Jazz Composition and the International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE) in partnership with BMI
Shrimp Tale ??? (2005-7) for Jazz orchestra
Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge

May 28

Apollo Wong Master Vocal Recital
December Light (2006/8) for bass voice, clarinet, cello and piano
**New version premiere

8pm, Jan Popper Theatre, Schoenberg Music building, University of California - Los Angeles

May 19

Miguel Duran DMA Clarinet Recital
Waltz (2005/6) for solo clarinet
**New version premiere

7:30pm, Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC, Los Angeles, CA

March 30

Classical KUSC (FM91.5) of Los Angeles
8-9pm Thornton Center Stage program #248
Host: Alan Chapman
Daughter's Lullaby (2006/07) for voice and orchestra
USC Thornton Symphony Orchestra
Courtney Huffman / voice; Donald Crockett / conductor

Feb 21

Radio Television Hong Kong Channel 4 (RTHK4), "Silk and Bamboo" program
Chanson ?? (2004-6) for 21-pipe sheng
** World Broadcasting Premiere
Loo Sze- Wang / sheng
Link:
http://www.rthk.org.hk/asx/rthk/radio4/Silk_And_Bamboo/20080221.asx

Chanson is featured between [16:15] and [24:05] (Duration: 8 mins. 50 sec.)

Feb 17

Fort Worth Symphony Composer Workshop
3-9 p.m., Van Cliburn Recital Hall, Fort Worth, TX

Miguel Harth-Badoya, conductor

Feb 7

New Music for Orchestra Concert
Daughter's Lullaby (2006/07) for voice and orchestra
USC Thornton Symphony Orchestra
Courtney Huffman / voice; Donald Crockett / conductor
7:30pm, Bovard Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA


2007
 
Dec11 to Jan 15, 2008 Trip to Hong Kong, Bangkok, Beijing and Hokkaido
Nov 1 Passed DMA Comprehensive Exams!!
Oct 21

Luisiana State University (LSU) Percussion Ensemble Concert
7pm, LSU Recital Hall
metal...stone...being...cracked (2001/02) for percussion quintet
!Winner of LSU Percussion Ensemble Composition Competition!

Aug 10, 11 Lin-lin Chang Recital Theatre
Mythical Dream by Lee Tai-Hsiang
Alan Chan / conductor
Red House Theatre, Taipei, Taiwan
July 10

Duo Recital by Letty Poon and David Leung
8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall Cultural Activities Hall, Hong Kong
Duo (2006/07) for violin and cello (I.Emergence II.Metal III.Des Voeux)
** World premiere

July 7 Melody of China - Young Composers Series
7pm, Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA
May 25

Melody of China - Young Composers Series
8pm, Old First Church, San Francisco
Acala (2007) for sheng, yangqin, zheng and erhu
** World Premiere
Wang Hong / erhu; Gou Wanpeng / sheng; Zhao Gangqin / zheng; Zhao Yangqin / yangqin

Mar 31

Alan Chan Composition Recital at USC
8pm, Jeanette MacDonald Recital Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Artists: Kay Braden / bassoon; Brian Bush / horn; Alan Chan / conductor, piano; Miguel Duran / bass clarinet; Courtney Huffman / soprano; Kim Lamb / oboe; Christopher Matthews / flute; Ben Phelps / vibes; Julianne Scott /clarinet; Gabriel Wyner / tenor

Feb 27 USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra Concert
8pm, Alfred Newman Recital Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Shrimp Tale (2005-07) for Jazz orchestra
TJO with Shelly Berg
Feb 5

Alan Chan Jazz Composition Recital at USC
7:30pm, Alfred Newman Recital Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Moving to a New Capital (2006/07) for Jazz orchestra
** World premiere
Shrimp Tale (2005-07) for Jazz orchestra
** World premiere
Alan Chan / conductor; TJO - USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra (music director: Shelly Berg)


2006

 
Dec 23 "metal...stone...being...cracked" Alan Chan Composition Recital
12noon, Hong Kong City Hall Recital Hall
Artists: members of City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, Lin-lin Chang (Taiwan), Andrea Moore (USA), Alan Chan, Yuki Ip and Apollo Wong.
Presented by Arts and Culture Development Fund
Oct 22

USC Composers' Showcase
December Light (2006) for voice and piano
** World premiere
Gabriel Wyner / baritone; Alan Chan / piano

Oct 10

USC Contemporary Music Ensemble
California Plate (2006) for voice and piano
Courtney Huffman / soprano; Tali Tamor / piano

Sept 30 James Snell Faculty Recital
Daughter's Lullaby (part 2 of Without a Trail to Lace) (2006) for voice and vibraphone
** World premiere
Melanie Snell / soprano; James Snell / vibraphone
Aug-Dec USC (Fall semester)
Aug 16

Composer fellow, the Chamber Music Conference and Composers' Forum of the East at Bennington College, VT
Q (2006) for wind quintet
** World premiere

Aug 1-8 The Walden School Music Teacher Training Workshop, Dublin, NH (second time)
Aug (week 1-3) Trip to New England, Montreal
Jul 14/15

Lin-Lin Chang Recital Theatre ??????<<???>>
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Red Playhouse, Taipei, Taiwan
A Spirit's Dream ??? (2006) for voice and piano
** World premiere
Lin-lin Chang / voice; Alan Chan / piano

Jun-Jul Trip to Hong Kong
Apr 11

USC One Language, Many Voices Concert (showcase of new music from Writer and Composer course)
** World premieres
In the Forest of Green Flames
(2006) for voice and piano (text: Nicky Schildkraut)
Hanna Waldman / voice, Lisa Sylvester / piano

California Plate (2006) for voice and piano (text: Victoria Chang)
Courtney Huffman / voice, Tali Tadmor /piano

Mar 26

USC Composers' Showcase
Waltz (2005/06) for bass clarinet
** World premiere
Miguel Duran / bass clarinet

Floes (2002) for vibes solo
Andrea Moore / vibraphone

Jan-May USC (Spring semester)


2005

 
Aug-Dec USC (Fall semester)
Dec Trip to Hong Kong
3/16 University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory Orchestra
at the Concerto-Aria Competition Winners Concert
Burlesque (2004) for Orchestra
** World premiere
Jason Reinhardt / conductor
2/24-26 University of Texas - San Antonio Percussion Ensemble, at the SCI Region VI conference (Director: Sherry Rubins)
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2001/02)
2/5, 2/19

Hong Kong Music Office presents New Vision of Tunes concert
Night Silent ??? (2005) for clarinet, cello and piano
** World premiere

Jan-May USC (Spring semester)

2004
 
Dec Trip to Hong Kong
10/18 University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory Percussion Ensemble (Director: James Snell)
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2001/02)
Aug-Dec University of Southern California (USC) (Fall semester)
Sept Floes (2002) available for purchase at HoneyRock Publishing
July Trip to Hong Kong
6/18-21 The Walden School Music Teacher Training Workshop, Santa Clara, CA (first time)
6/10 Kansas City Star
6/4 Floes (2002) is awarded second place at the Percussive Arts Society Composition Competition
5/8 Received Master's degree in composition from UMKC
5/6 Received first prize from the University of Missouri - Kansas City Orchestral Composition Competition!
Burlesque (2004) for Orchestra
Jan-May UMKC (Winter semester)

2003
 
Dec-Jan 2004 Trip to Hong Kong / Macau
11/4

Eastman School of Music Percussion Ensemble, Eastman Theatre, Rochester, New York
John Beck / director
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (3rd version) (2001/2002)

Aug-Dec UMKC (Fall semester)
6/3 at the June in Buffalo festival (Vibraphone: Rin Ozaki)
Floes (2002)
** World premiere
5/1 St. Olaf College Percussion Ensemble, Urness Recital Hall, Northfield, Minnesota
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2001/02)
4/11-12 at the SCI Region VIII conference, Ellensburg, Washington
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2001/02)
Composition 0 (2000)
3/8 St. Olaf Percussion Ensemble, at the SCI Region V conference, St. Paul, Minnesota
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2001/02)
Jan-May UMKC (Winter semester)

2002
 
11/6 STOP Percussion Ensemble, at the MUSICA DANUBIANA Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2001/02)
** Europe premiere
10/21 University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory Percussion Ensemble (Director: James Snell)
metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2nd version) (2001/02)
7/5 - 7/21 UMKC (Fall semester)
7/21-7/30 Trip to Berlin, Leipzig and Prague
7/5 - 7/21 Darmstadt International summer courses for new music, Germany
5/23 Received "Honorable Mention" from Morton Gould Young Composer Competition
ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Concert Music Awards Ceremony
New York City, New York
4/4 - 4/6 Attended SEAMUS National Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa
3/21 Imagine 2002, University of Memphis, Tennessee
UofM Percussion Ensemble - metal...stone...being...cracked  ???? (2001)
** World premiere
2/17 Eastern Winds Ensemble Composition Competition Concert, City Hall Recital Hall, Central, Hong Kong
C
omposition 0 (2000)
1/26 Performed Sheng (a Chinese mouth organ) with Jan Faidley (Saxophone) in New Ear's Concert - "Distance" by Takemitsu
Jan - May UMKC (Winter semester)

2001
 
Mid-Dec Trip to Shanghai
Dec - Jan Trip to Hong Kong
Aug - Dec University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC) (Fall semester)
8/13/01 Accompanist of Lin-lin Chang Soprano Recital, Taipei, Taiwan ??????, ???????, ??
6/13 - 6/22 IRCAM (Institut de recherche et coordination acoustique / musique) summer course, Paris, France
Private lesson with Marc-Andre Dalbavie
3/23 Composition Recital, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

PREVIOUS PROJECTS

PREVIOUS PROJECTS

The Walla! Project (March 2009)
1 ...je vis, vox+pno:
Ren Bell, voice; Alan Chan, piano

2. René's Barcarolle for jazz big band

Walla
…je vis is a musical setting of text by French philosopher and poet René Daumal (1908-1944), for Emily Mast’s MFA Thesis Exhibition on 3/5/2009 - a one-act play/installation features 5 actors, artificial audience, accordionist and guitarist. (see above photo) René's Barcarolle is a fantasy for jazz big band inspired by show.



ResonanceLogo
Online interdisciplinary journal (spring 2009)
Digital Composer Archive: Alan Chan

Five short documentary films about Alan Chan's collaborative works.

VictoriaDispensary
7.16.2010 - Victoria Dispensary premiere @ Walden School Summer Program by Hexnut


10.18.2008 - Lien Percussion Ensemble - premiere of Sweet Bach
7:30 p.m. National Concert Hall, Taipei



10.24.2008 - Melody of China - premiere of Bitter Melon
8 p.m. Old First Church, San Francisco, California



(what is pipa and erhu?)


8.9.2008 - Lin-lin Chang Recital Theatre
- premiere of Beautiful Rebirth


2.7.2008: Daughter's Lullaby premiere at USC
Courtney Huffman / soprano
Donald Crockett / conductor
USC Thornton Symphony Orchestra



6.12-14.2008 - International Jazz Composers' Symposium with Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge
Shrimp Tale for Jazz orchestra



8.10/11.2007: Li Tai Hsiang's Mythical Dream
Alan Chan / conductor


7.10.2007: Letty Poon and David Leung duo -
premiere of Duo (2007
)

 


5.25.2007: Melody of China premiere of Acala (2007)

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