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Chih-Chen Wei

University of Southern California (USA)
Composer
Chih-Chen Wei is an active composer. Her composition "Between Stream and Hills V -
Odyssey" is available in the album "Viola Works by American Female Composers,"
Centaur Records (CRC 3332), recorded by violist Hsiaopei Lee and pianist Chialing
Hsieh; “Farewell” in the album “Ten Poems”, recorded by flutiest Cheng-Yu Wu (Ho
Kuan; TAS001).
Her abstract, Synergy: Western Musical Practice and Asian Aesthetics, was selected by
American Viola Society 2016, and was co-presented by Hsiaopei Lee at Oberlin
Conservetory. Here composition “Odyssey” was featured in “New Music for Viola by
Victoria Baond and Chih-Chen Wei” lecture-recital, in Music by Women Festival 2017.
Born in Taiwan, Chih-Chen Wei completed her Doctor of Musical Arts with academic
honors and distinction, Pi Kappa Lambda, from the University of Southern California.
Currently, she teaches Music Theory at Chapman University in Southern California.