Composition Doctoral Student Shao Zheng Wins Celebrate Asia! Composition Competition


UMKC Conservatory's DMA composition student Shao Zheng (MM, composition 2014) has won the Celebrate Asia! Composition Competition with his score, Bai Chuan Fu Hai.

The competition was sponsored by the Seattle Symphony, and the Symphony will  perform Shao Zheng's work on 31 January 2016 as part of its program featuring a themed celebration of the Pacific Northwest’s Asian communities with a special emphasis on Korean and Chinese music and culture.  The conductor for the Celebrate Asia! Concert this year is Cai Jindong. In addition to the performance of his piece, Shao Zheng receives a monetary prize and will travel to Seattle to participate.




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