Featured work:

Like a Single Star in the Night Sky (2021)

for Orchestra | c. 5 minutes

Performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, 

conducted by Christopher Wilkins

more info


May 16, 2023 - Charlie Zhong selected as the honorable mention in the 71st annual BMI Composer Awards

April 1, 2023 - Charlie Zhong is selected as the winner of the 2023 DeKalb Symphony Orchestra Young Composers Competition, along with the commissioning of a new work to be premiered at the 2023-24 DeKalb Symphony Orchestra season. More info

January 31, 2023 - Charlie Zhong is a national semi-finalist in the 2023 American Prize in Composition, orchestral division

January 18, 2023 - Like a Single Star in the Night Sky (2021) is the 1st prize winner of the 2022-23 Metropolitan Youth Orchestra Emerging Composers Competition, Orchestral Division I

September 2, 2022 - Charlie Zhong is the 2022 recipient of The ASCAP Foundation Irving Berlin Scholarship

April 18, 2022 - Featured on: Young Composers Meet The Challenge And Hear Their Music Take Wing, by Esteban Meneses (Classical Voice North America)

Recent events:

April 14, 2023 - Boston, MA

Impulse Variations (2023) [World Premiere] | Olivia Wang - Violin, Aaron Li - Violin, Mirai Duintjer Tebbens Nishioka - Cello

July 25, 2022 - Dublin, NH

... as they converge (2022) [Premiere] | Chris Wild, Cello; Dana Jessen, Bassoon, The Walden School

July 19, 2022 - Dublin, NH

Sift (2022) [Premiere] | Members of the Walden School Faculty, The Walden School

April 10, 2022 - Steinmetz Hall, Orlando Fl.

Like a Single Star in the Night Sky (2021) [Premiere] | Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Christopher Wilkins, National Young Composers Challenge