Huijuan Ling is a Chinese composer of contemporary concert music whose work has been heard across China, the US, Canada, and Italy, with major performance and commissions from the Shanghai Philharmonia Orchestra (上海爱乐乐团), CCM Philharmonia Orchestra, Seven Hills Sinfonietta, JACK Quartet, Line Upon Line Percussion, and Patchwork Duo.
In 2019, she won the third prize in the SIMM 2019 International Harpsichord Composition Competition; in 2016, she was a finalist in the CCM Orchestral Composition Competition; and in 2011, she won the Distinguished Work in Experimental Music Award from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM). Her works have been presented in calls for scores and conferences such as Nief-Norf Summer Festival, Line Upon Line Winter Composer Festival, and Midwest Composer's Symposium (2015, 2016).
Huijuan is currently a Ph.D. student in Composition at Duke University, studying with Stephen Jaffe. She received her MM at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; her BA at Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Her recent teachers include Andrew Waggoner, Shih-Hui Chen, Michael Fiday, Douglas Knehans, and Miguel A. Roig-Francoli.
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