Composer-flutist Kangyi Zhang has performed on various stages in Singapore, Malaysia and the United States. As a composer, his music is often programmatic and based on personal life and experiences. He also aims to raise public awareness on important historical events. Kangyi received his music training in Singapore and the United States (Brown University, Northwestern University, University of California, Los Angeles). Kangyi’s composition “Unit 731: The Museum and the Survivors” is the special mention winner of the 3rd Edition Orient/Occident 2015 Composers Competition and Forum. The piece was performed by Lviv Chamber Orchestra at Lviv, Ukraine. Kangyi’s composition “Syonanto: Remembering Shinozaki Mamoru” is the merit prize winner at the 2016 China-ASEAN Music Festival Composition Competition. Kangyi is a co-founder and artistic adviser of the Singapore Asian Composers Festival.
Instrument: Flute & Composer