JunYi Chow Jun Yi Chow New York Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, started learning the piano and music theory at the early age of 5, Chow passed his grade 8 piano with merit and a received a distinction in music theory from The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) as well as a performance diploma from the Yamaha School of Music. In 2005, Chow gained his admittance into Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing and received tutelage from WenChen Qin, Gang Chen and JianPing Tang. After graduation in 2011, currently Chow is taking master degree in Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University under P.Q. Phan. In July 2010, Chow received the sponsorship by Goethe Institute of Malaysia to attend the 45th Darmstadt International Summer Course for new music in Germany. He organized open-space project “Sharing Idea of Chinese Wind Organ Instrument-Sheng” during the summer course. Chow is now the composer-in-residence of Vivo Experimental Orchestra. In the August 2010, together they organized “Homegrown Talented-The Three Musketeers” Concert, and premiered Chow’s Chinese Orchestra Piece “Vivo”(Dalele). Later in December 2010, Chow’s first symphony work - “Getaran”, commissioned and premiered by Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, is performed in “Past & Present” concert that toured Kuantan, Penang and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). In May 2011, Chow’s ensemble piece “A Night without Voices” was performed in “Malaysian Voices” concert, which is curated by Malaysian composer, Kee Yong Chong and presented by New Music Concerts in Toronto, Canada. In Oct 2012, Chow organized his first composition recital in Bloomington, United States.