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Juhi Bansal
May 3, 2009, 11:21 pm
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Juhi Bansal

Born: October 17, 1984

Current Location: Pasadena, California

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Bio:

Juhi Bansal, an Indian composer raised in Hong Kong, is currently working towards a doctorate in music composition at the University of Southern California, studying under Donald Crockett. Her previous teachers have included Erica Muhl, Frank Ticheli, Frederick Lesemann, and Stephen Hartke.

Her music, with its eclectic mix of ethnic and colouristic elements, is starting to gain international acclaim. Recent performances have included her Piano Trio (played by Pacific Music Festival orchestra academy members) at Kitara hall in Sapporo, Japan, and her flute and percussion trio, T’tuooll, at the SICPP New Music festival in Boston. Her music has also been performed by percussionist Scott Deal and vocalist Jenna Lyle, at Indiana University, Purdue, and Cleveland State University, respectively, as well as numerous performances in Los Angeles.

Recent commissions include a solo work for piano for Giorgi Latsabidze (while will be premiered in Europe in May 2009), and two multi-percussion solos for recitals at the University of Southern California. Recent awards and honours include 2009 and 2006 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer awards, a fellowship to attend the Pacific Music Festival, and the Peter David Faith Endowed Award in Composition from USC.

Music copyright 2009 by Juhi Bansal

Copyright 2009

Theme Music composed by Sarah Horick

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