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November 2013
Xi Wang wins national "Commissioned Music Project" Competition of
Pi Kappa Lambda

January 2013
Xi Wang received 2012-2013 ASCAPlus award from the ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

May 2012
Xi Wang is one of the two national recipients of a Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2012. The $15,000 award is presented annually to "two composers of exceptional gifts."

January 2012
Xi Wang received 2011-2012 ASCAPlus award from the ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

September 2011
Xi Wang received a residency fellowship from the MacDowell Colony as a composer.

January 2011
Xi Wang received 2010-11 ASCAPlus award from the ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

December 2010
Voices of Change features Xi Wang's music on Dec. 5, including the world premier of commissioned work Echo Poem Image.

May 2010
Xi Wang is selected as one of the seven composers for the American Composers Orchestra 19th Annual Underwood New Music Readings

January 2010
Xi Wang received 2009-10 ASCAPlus award from the ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

October 2009
Xi Wang received 2009-10 ASCAPlus award from ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

February 2009
Xi Wang discusses Above Light - a conversation with Toru Takemitsu - which opens the concerts of February 19/21 and 22 - with ASO (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra) Program Annotator/Insider Ken Meltzer at a free Pre-Concert Lecture, on February 19, 2009, onstage at Symphony Hall.

January 2009
Xi Wang received 2008-09 ASCAPlus award from the ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

October 2007
Xi Wang's percussion duet won the first prize of the Fourth International Jurgenson Competition of Young Composer. Her winning score ... Between ... will be published by the Peter Ivanovich Jurgenson Publishing House (Russia) in the series of "Music of the Third Millennium".

June 2007
Xi Wang's orchestral work, Above Light - a conversation with Toru Takemitsu, was selected by Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, The piece will be performed by the Minnesota Orchestra at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis at 8:00PM on October 26, 2007, conducted by Osmo Vänskä. The concert will be hosted by Minnesota Public Radio's Steve Seel (from 89.3, The Current) and Melissa Ousley (from Classical MPR). For people out of earshot of the MPR-affiliated stations in the Minnesota region, that you can hear it streamed live on minnesotapublicradio.org. Everything on MPR is streamed live and each of their three services (News, Classical and The Current) has its own live stream. Just click on the green tab that says Classical, and they'll be on their way.

Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute News

May 2007
Xi Wang's orchestral work, Above Light, won the 5th Northridge Composition Prize. The piece will be performed by California State University Northridge Symphony during the 2007-2008 season under the direction of Dr. John Roscigno.

May 2007
Xi Wang was awarded the 2007 Robbins Family Prize in Composition for her "excellent work as a composer."

April 2007
Xi Wang won 2007 ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Morton Gould Young Composer Award.

March 2007
Xi Wang's composition ... Between ... was selected as one of the final ten compositions for the Fourth International Jurgenson Competition of Young Composer. The final round of the competition as well as the concert will take place on September 28, 2007 in the Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.