Born in China in 1990, Tiange Zhou is a composer, photographer, designer, and improvisational dancer. She is interested in interactive audiovisual art and other integrated art forms. Tiange's music receives performances by musicians from Mivos Quartet, I.C.E., S.E.M. Ensemble, Phillip Glass Ensemble, Yale Camerata, Neue Vocalsolisten, Sandbox Ensemble, Talujon Ensemble, Third Coast Percussion, Loadbang, Yale Philharmonia and Albany Symphony. Besides receiving the Baumgardner Fellowship for the residence composer in the Norfolk chamber music festival 2016, Tiange's work - Lament for Adonis was a finalist for the American Prize in the chorus music division and collected by American classical radio station WQXR. Her chamber work hEArT won the first prize of Kirkos Kammer International Composition Competition in Ireland. And her solo violin piece A Mirror for a Dream was chosen as one of the contemporary pieces for the Musical Summer Malaga 2016 6th International Solo Violin Competition. She is also invited as a speaker to present her music at Ircam Forum Shanghai 2019.
Tiange is pursuing her Ph.D. in composition at the University of California, San Diego, where she studies with Prof. Roger Reynolds for composition. She completed her master's degree at Yale University and a Bachelor's degree at Manhattan School of Music. She also completed an exchange program at Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart.
Besides concert music, Tiange participates in numerous collaborative projects with artists and scientist in different genres. She has done several projects about contemporary social psychological dilemmas, which she concerns.