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Alan Chan

Born: May 5, 1978    Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Alan Chan

Alan Chan is a multi-faceted composer, with a goal to create original and innovative music by incorporating musical cultures around the globe, to bring refreshing experience to audiences. He has received commissions from around the world and recognitions from ASCAP, American Composers Forum (ACF), twice from Percussive Arts Society (PAS) and Los Angeles County Arts Commissions, among others. He is a member of the prestigious BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, directed by composer Jim McNeely. His influence including music by Fred Ho, Hermeto Pascoal, Thad Jones and Uri Caine.

Holding a doctorate from the University of Southern California, Chan is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Gateway Performance Series in Los Angeles...
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Awards:

2011 ArtEZ Jazz Composition Contest, Winner 2011 ACF Subito Grant (Jazz Orchestra Project in Los Angeles) 2010 Los Angeles County Arts / St. Matthews Music Guild Commission Award 2009 ACF Subito Grant (Kansas City Residency) 2009 SCI CD Series Selection 2008 PAS Composition Contest, First Place 2004 UMKC Orchestral Composition Competition, Winner 2004 PAS Composition Contest, Second Place 2002 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Award

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