Fang Man

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1977 –

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Who is Fang Man?

Fang Man 方满 is a Chinese-born composer who lives in the United States.

Hailed as “inventive and breathtaking” by New York Times critic Steven Smith, Fang Man’s original concert music has been performed worldwide by notable orchestras and ensembles such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra New Music Group under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen, American Composers Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lorraine, Minnesota Orchestra, Peabody Symphony Orchestra, Music from China, among others.

She is the recipient of a Los Angeles Philharmonic Association commission, an Underwood/ACO New Music commission, Toru Takemitsu Award, Dolce Suono Ensemble Mahler-Schoenberg Project commission, Asian Young Composers commission, Bank of America commission, the Darmstadt Stipend-Prize-Award, SACEM Scholarship, Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship, Frank Huntington Beebe Fellowship, Centre Acanthes Bursary Award, Music from China Award, Olin and Sage Fellowships, Cecil Effinger Fellowships, AMC Composers Assistant Grant, ASCAPlus Award, among others. Her music has been performed at Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Espace de Projection of IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Friedberg Concert Hall, Miller Theater of Columbia University, Bank of America Tower, Merkin Concert Hall, Beijing Concert Hall, etc. She has been invited to new music festivals such as the Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music, Centre Acanthes, Festival Blurred Edges, Global Ear Festival, Sinus~Ton Festival, the Cabrillo Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Gaudeamus Music Week, June in Buffalo, and Bowdoin Summer Music Festival among others. She has been invited as a resident composer at the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Florida as well as at the Aldeburgh Music Centre in the UK.

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Born
Nov 11, 1977
China
Education
  • Cornell University
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Central Conservatory of Music

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on July 23, 2013

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