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Portrait paiting by Minzuo Lu

Portrait paiting by Minzuo Lu

MINZUO LÙ (*1991 in Shanghai, China) is a composer and artist currently residing in Karlsruhe. She has studied Chinese calligraphy, western drawing, painting and piano since she was young. She studied composition with Prof. Wolfgang Rihm and Prof. Markus Hechtle in the soloist exam at the University of Music in Karlsruhe. Before that, she completed her bachelor's and master's degrees with Prof. Huang Lü (Shanghai) and Prof. Xiaoyong Chen (Hamburg). She has created almost 50 works, eight of which have won prizes at various international composition competitions in the USA, Canada, China, Austria, Italy, Portugal and Poland.

  • 2022 special mention von 1.Cipriani film Musik composition Competitioncomposer in residence von SOMOS Ensemble StuttgartCIEL AcademyEuropean Creative AcademyLuzern Festival composer seminar "Happy new ears" Ensemble modern

  • In 2021, “String quartet Smackdown VII 2021” with her String quartet  Nr.3 “Chasing Shadows” in Austin, USA. cooperation mit Ligeti Streichquartettdie Stipendiatin der Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg 2021Stipendiatin der Wolfgang Rihm Stiftung 2021/223rd price of V CONCURSO INTERNACIONAL DE COMPOSIÇÃO GMCLJORGE PEIXINHO Categoria A with ,,Das Lied der Blüten begraben’’ 1.Hans Sender Akademie Meersburg

  • In 2020  korona

  • In 2019, She took part in Big Multi Project Symphonie for 144 players in May in Elbtunnel St.Pauli.with her composition "LóngLóng".The Five Elements for string quartet is selected the Honorary Mention of  Kazimierz Serocki 16th International Composers’ Competition 2019. the 9th edition ofthe International Composition Competition “... a Camillo Togni”

  • In 2018, She has been chosen as a participant in the RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Workshop. And she has been selected to participate in the Valencia International Performance Academy, taking place July 10 – 20 in Valencia, Spain. Her viola solo <Bahn> was awarded the 2nd Price of Classic Pure Vienna International Composition Competition

  • In 2017, work Gegenseitig for Ensemble  was awarded 1st price of 13th SUN RIVER PRIZE Students’ New Music Composition Competition Chengdu, P.R. China.on The Floating Flower (Die Blüte treibt auf dem Wasser) being chosen as a honorable mention in the 2017 FNMC Composition Competition.As an artist member attended Non-piano,piano Weekend.

  • In 2016, Nuance for Orchestra was performed by Hamburger symphony.

  • In 2015 ,her work The day is declining was awarded the 1st Audience Price of 31st ALEA III Composition Competition in Boston,USA.

  • In 2014 , She was invited to first concert as a communicated-student Composer of San Francisco-Shanghai Chamber Music Festival, her work Recluse, Verve of Chinese Calligraphy for string trio was equally well received on the internet of San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

  • In 2014, Piano trio Light though the window of the Prison was awarded the 4th Prize of the Barlow Endowment Music Composition at Brigham Young University.

  • In 2012, The Five Elements for string quartet was awarded the 2ed price of the 5th Canada Montreal Molinari String Quartet composition competition.

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