b. 1976, China
Fuhong Shi earned Bachelors and Masters degrees in composition at CCoM and the University of Victoria in 2000 and 2005, and received a Doctoral degree in composition from the University of Toronto in 2009. She has studied with a number of world-renowned composers and composition professors, such as Gary Kulesha, Chen Yi, Chou Wen-Chung, Chen Qigang, James MacMillan, Salvatore Sciarrino, Murray Schafer, and Gilles Tremblay.
Shi has received a number of awards including the 2007 Karen Kieser Prize in Canadian Music and Generation 2008 Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal+ Composer’s Competition. She has collaborated with numerous prominent orchestras and ensembles all over the world, including the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, New Music Concerts, Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal+, Orchestre de la francophonie canadienne, Tai Wan Symphony Orchestra, Esprit Orchestra, Quatuor Bozzini, and Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. Her compositions have been performed in the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Europe and Southeast Asia.
She is currently Assistant Professor of the Central Conservatory of Music (CCoM) in Beijing.