Chin Ting “Patrick” Chan

Raised in Hong Kong, the music of Chin Ting (Patrick) Chan has been recognized internationally by honors and awards including Staatsorchester Darmstadt’s Soli fan tutti Composition Prize (finalist), the Third Annual newEar Composers’ Competition (winner), BGSU’s Competition in Music Composition (winner), UMKC’s Chamber Music Composition Competition (1st prize), as well as performances at the Darmstadt State Theater in Germany, Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, San Francisco New Music Forum’s Festival of Contemporary Music, SCI, GAMMA-UT, Connecticut College’s Symposium for Arts and Technology, Electronic Music Midwest, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, Madison Muse Fest, FEASt Festival, and new music festivals at BGSU, CSUF and UAH, among others; performed by artists/groups such as Zeitgeist, Bel Cuore Quartet, Color Field Ensemble, New Music Everywhere, KcEMA and Nonsemble 6. His music has been recorded and published at the Darling’s Acoustical Delight label (Cologne), DAL 2011001. Mr. Chan earned his B.M. degree from San José State University, and M.M. degree from Bowling Green State University where he was teaching assistant of theory/aural skills. He is currently pursuing a D.M.A. in composition at the University of Missouri–Kansas City while serving as studio manager of the IMPACT Center and teaching courses in electronic music. His mentors have included Chen Yi, Zhou Long, James Mobberley, Marilyn Shrude, Burton Beerman, Andrea Reinkemeyer, Brian Belet and Pablo Furman. He is a founding member of the composer’s consortium Melos Music.