Aaron Chung (鍾天瀚), a Hong Kong native, recently graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Master of Music in Composition degree. Aaron often draws inspiration for his music from events that occurred in the city he grew up in, as well as from his personal reflections on life. He is also enthusiastic about cross-disciplinary projects and multimedia works. Recently, his works were featured in the World Saxophone Congress, Hong Kong International Saxophone Symposium, soundSCAPE Festival (Italy), and Cleveland Chamber Symphony’s NEOSonicFall.
Prior to his studies in the United States, Aaron obtained his B.A. in Music and MMus in Composition degrees from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His composition teachers include Mikel Kuehn, Marilyn Shrude, Christopher Dietz, Wendy Lee, Mark Engebretson, and Alejandro Rutty. He is a recipient of the David Gwilt Composition Prize, the HKSAR Talent Development Scholarship, and the Peter Curzon Oram Charitable Trust Scholarship.
Aaron is now based in Toronto, Canada.