Chin-Chin Chen

Residence: Rochester, USA

Chin-Chin Chen, composer and Director of the Grand Valley State University Music Technology Center, joined the music faculty in 1999. Prior to coming to GVSU, she taught at Millikin University in Decatur IL. She holds a DMA in Composition/Theory, an MMus in Music Theory, as well as an MMus in Piano Performance at the University of Illinois (Urbana/Champaign), and a BA in Social Work from Fu-Jen Catholic University in her native Taiwan. Ms. Chen’s electroacoustic works Points of No Return (1997, for two-channel tape) and Points of Arrival (1998, for violin and tape) won First Prize and Honorable Mention, respectively, in the Concorso Internazionale Luigi Russolo in Varese, Italy. Her works have received international performances and broadcasts in such cities as Corfu, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Lyons, Prague, Pomona, Austin, Santa Fe, San Jose, Montreal, Melbourne, Belo Horizonte, Stony Brook, Barcelona, Beijing, Nashville, Memphis and others. She is published by Media Press.

Date: March 28, 2003