Dic lun Fung

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FUNG Dic-lun is a San Franciscan Cantonese composer. As a multi-instrumentalist, FUNG specialises in East Asian strings, and has been nurtured with Chinese music traditions during the years of consolidation. Such background and interest further expands into explorations of ethnic music worldwide.
As a specialist in composing for mixed use of folk and classical instruments and infusing folk essences in works, he has achieved numerous international awards: 2nd prize in Leibniz’ Harmonies (2016), 1st prize in Singapore International Competition for Chinese Orchestral Composition (2015), 2nd prize in Sayat Nova International Composition Competition (2014), honourable mention in Atlas Ensemble Composition Competition (2014), 3rd runner-up in the 10th Luxembourg Sinfonietta International Composition Prize (2013), etc. His works are heard in Croatia, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, the U. S. A., Russia, South Korea, and Indonesia; also in renowned festivals ISCM – WMD and International Gaudeamus Music Week.
FUNG’s works have been performed by Ensemble Gending (NL), HRT Tamburitza Orchestra (HR), Atlas Ensemble (NL), International Ensemble Modern Academy (DE), Luxembourg Sinfonietta (LU), Ensemble Proton Bern (CH), Sentieri Selvaggi (IT), Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SG), Das Neue Ensemble (DE,) guanzi virtuoso Ya-zhi Guo, pipa virtuoso Jia Yu, 4 Gig Heads Percussion Group (HK), Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, and Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. He has received commissions from South Korea National Gugak Center, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, and Musicus Society.
FUNG, as a researcher, advocates the study of “folk-classic” composition. He is finishing his doctorate—researching in ethnomusicology and composition—at the University of Hong Kong.
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Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


Riviere sans retour for ensemble (2016)
Everlasting Blossoms in the Spring Breeze for Viola and Balinese gamelan gong kebyar Orchestra (2015)
Quatre images de ma ville for ensemble (2014)
Neuf images du monde flottant for mixed ensemble (2012)

Instruments et électronique


Les vagues contre les sables for ensemble (2015)
A Mid autumn s Daydream for ensemble (2012)
Do You Hear the Bells Sing for percussion quartet (2011)
Le cortege de la lumiere for chamber ensemble (2011)

Groupe de Chambre (2 - 4 instruments)


L esperance lointaine for ensemble (2014)
Souvenir de Pingshan for ensemble (2014)
Les echos de la ruelle for bass clarinet and violoncello (2012)

Grand Ensamble (20 - 35 instruments)


Les voix dispersees for ten instrumental pairs (2012)
A Mid autumn s Daydream for ensemble (2012)
Do You Hear the Bells Sing for percussion quartet (2011)
Everlasting Blossoms in the Spring Breeze for Viola and Balinese gamelan gong kebyar Orchestra (2015)
L esperance lointaine for ensemble (2014)
Le cortege de la lumiere for chamber ensemble (2011)
Les echos de la ruelle for bass clarinet and violoncello (2012)
Les vagues contre les sables for ensemble (2015)
Les voix dispersees for ten instrumental pairs (2012)
Neuf images du monde flottant for mixed ensemble (2012)
Quatre images de ma ville for ensemble (2014)
Riviere sans retour for ensemble (2016)
Souvenir de Pingshan for ensemble (2014)