Composer | Boston    

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

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Upcoming events:

May 14, 2024 - Marvin Cole Auditorium, GA

Stilling Memory, commissioned by the DeKalb Symphony Orchestra | DeKalb Symphony Orchestra

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Feburary 7, 2024 - Call for Scores finalist Interview with Eric Nathan and the New England Philharmonic. Watch here!

October 9, 2023 - Like a Single Star in the Night Sky is selected as the first place winner of the 2023 American Prize in Composition—music for orchestra (high school division). More info

May 31, 2023 - Charlie Zhong named as a winner of the 2023 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. More info

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

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)

Past events:

July 25, 2023 - The Walden School, Dublin, NH

Fractured Time (2023) [World Premiere] | Mabel Kwan - prepared piano, Erica Dicker - violin

July 13, 2023 - The Walden School, Dublin, NH

Pulsation + Vibration (2023) [World Premiere] | Ross Karre, Clara Warnaar - percussionists

June 27, 2023 - The Walden School, Dublin, NH

To the intangible (alt. version) (2023) | The Walden School

June 14, 2023 - Cambridge, MA

To the intangible (2023) [World Premiere] | The Longy School of Music

April 14, 2023 - Boston, MA

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

July 25, 2022 - The Walden School, Dublin, NH

... as they converge (2022) [World Premiere] | Chris Wild - cello; Dana Jessen - bassoon

July 19, 2022 - The Walden School, Dublin, NH

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

April 10, 2022 - Steinmetz Hall, Orlando, FL

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