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Sarana Chou 周子鈴

COMPOSER & PIANIST


“...her language is modern and thorny, and it moves between wildness and restraint.”

- The New York Times -



“Sarana Chou lives in two musical worlds, one tense, driven and dissonant, the other lyrical and nostalgic.”

- The Birmingham News -







News


10/10/2012

Michael Huebner of the Birmingham News called the world premiere of Sarana’s “Ki-Go” at Alabama Symphony Concert Master and Friends concert “Another Impressive Premiere.”

21st Century in Spotlight at Alabama Symphony Concert Master and Friends


10/5/2012

Video Interview with Brad Radice about 2011 Samford faculty development grant When New Music Meets Modern Dance - Chou’s Faculty Grant Project Seeks To Broaden Arts Experience.


10/4/2012

“Ki-Go” for violin, flute, piano and percussion will receive its premiere by Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concert Master & Friends Concert on October, 9th, 2012.

Contemporary Visions - Concert Information


10/3/2012

Sarana has been chosen as one of the winners in 2012 J&V Foundation Commission Award. She will write a new composition for cello & piano for Chinese Music Teachers Association of Northern California (CMTANC)‘s 2014 cello category competition.


2/26/2012

Birmingham News rated Sarana’s faculty composition recital four out of five stars - Samford’s Sarana Chou excels in two compositional worlds.


1/1/2012

Sarana has been chosen to receive 2012 Alabama Music Teachers Association State Commission Award.


12/6/2011

Fanfare for Our Time”, scored for Brass quintet and Antiphonal Wind Ensemble, was premiered by Boston Brass and Samford Wind Ensemble at Brock Recital Hall, Samford University, as part of Boston Brass 25th Anniversary Celebration. (Concert Details)