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周久渝1981年出生於高雄，為臺灣作曲家。國立臺北藝術大學學士、碩士畢業，師承賴德和教授與楊聰賢教授。後赴英國曼徹斯特大學(University of Manchester)接受菲利浦・葛朗吉(Philip Grange)教授指導，獲音樂博士。
CHOU Chiu-yu (1981)
Chou Chiu-yu is a Taiwanese composer born in Kaohsiung in 1981. She studied composition with Lai Deh-ho and Yang Tsung-hsien at the Taipei National University of the Arts forher undergraduate and master’s degree. With financial support of the Overseas Student Award and the Studying Abroad Scholarship of Taiwan’s Ministry of Education,she completed her PhD at the University of Manchester, where she was supervised by Philip Grange.
She was the winner ofthe ISCM-IAMIC Young Composer Award (2011) for her String Quartet No. 1 and theFirst Prize winner of the Orchestral Composition Competition (2010) held by the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra with DyedLotus. Other honors include the Literature and Art Creation Award held by Taiwan’s Ministry of Education (2003, 2004, 2009), Dartington Financial Assistance Award (2009), and grants from the Britten-Pears Foundation (2010).
Chou writes music for large-scale ensembles such as symphony orchestra, string orchestra, and wind band, as well as chamber and solo music for Chinese and Western instruments. Her music has been performed at many events including the Nong Projects in Korea in 2005, Asian Composers’ League Conference and Music Festival in Korea in 2009 and in Singapore in 2013, National Youth Wind Ensemble of Great Britain 2011 East Tour, 2011 Gaudeamus Muziekweek, and International Society for Contemporary Music World New Music Days in Zagreb in 2011 and in Flanders in 2012.
In November 2013, she gave her first portrait concert in her hometown of Kaohsiung, funded by Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture. Some of her works have been published and recorded by the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. Her recent projects include An Old Dream of Red Chambers, which is a collaboration with Nan-Yi Musical Theatre, and The Tongue, an orchestral work that was used as both incidental music to the same-name radio play and a free-standing concert work commissioned by BBC Radio 3.
She is currently based in Taipei and teaches music theory and composition at the National Tsing Hua University, Soochow University, and Fu Jen Catholic University.