“Ian Ng’s ‘Equal’ revealed a solid rhythmic grounding.” – Financial Times, Apr. 29 2015, Ken Smith

“Ian Ng’s ‘Equal’ was invigorating.” – New York Times, Nov. 24, 2014, Siobhan Burke

“Ng’s piano solo was the most successful piece of the evening, begging to be heard again.” – South China Morning Post, March 25, 2014, Sam Olluver

Ian Ng is a New York-based, award-winning composer. As a young, vibrant musician, his music displays qualities that are colorful, rich in texture, and full of motion and energy. He has written music for symphonic orchestras, chamber groups, theater, dance, and short film, which have been presented at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, New York City Center, Lincoln Center and The Joyce Theater. His past seasons include collaborations with and commissions from the American Ballet Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, New York Symphonic Brass, HK New Music Ensemble, Duo Scordatura, EtM Con Edison Composer Residency at Lighthouse Guild International, The Bright Sheng Partnership, NYU Symphony Orchestra, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, and more. Cité en l’air, his commissioned composition for the NYU orchestra where his is a resident composer, had its premiere at Symphony Space in 2012. His award-winning Grand Jeti on Violin at the Robert Avalon International Music Composition Competition had its US premiere as a ballet by Marcelo Gomes at Lincoln Center (2012), and was used in Misty Copeland’s feature documentary A Ballerina’s Tale. His theatre credits include composing and co-directing Pas dElectronique, and Bang. Ng graduated from New York University in 2013 with an M.A. in Music Composition

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