VIVIAN FUNG (b 1975 )
Vivian Fung was born in Edmonton, Canada, in 1975 and received her doctorate from The Juilliard School. Fung has developed a unique compositional voice, often merging Western forms with non-Western influences such as Indonesian gamelan and folk songs from minority regions of China. She has received commissions from Fulcrum Point New Music Project, the Shanghai Quartet, Seattle Symphony, Music From China, the San José Chamber Orchestra, and the Suwon Chorale, and her music has been performed by ensembles throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. She is the recipient of a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives in New York City.