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Name  Lam Bun-Ching

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Role  Composer ·
Education  University of California, San Diego (1981)
Albums  The Child God, Heidelberg Concerts, Mountain Clear Water Remote, ...Like Water
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Similar People  Doming Lam, Thomas Buckner, Robert Erickson, Bernard Rands, Roger Reynolds

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Lam Bun-Ching (Chinese: 林品晶; Jyutping: Lam4 Ban2 Jing1; b. Macau, 1954) is a composer, pianist, and conductor.


Lam holds a B.A. degree in piano performance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (1976). She obtained a scholarship from the University of California at San Diego, where she studied composition with Bernard Rands, Robert Erickson, Roger Reynolds, and Pauline Oliveros, earning a Ph.D. in 1981.

In 1981, she was invited to join the music faculty of the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, where she taught until 1986. She has also served as the Jean MacDuff Vaux Composer-in-Residence at Mills College in Oakland, California, and in 1997 she served as a visiting professor of composition at Yale University and at Bennington College in Vermont.

Her music has been recorded on the CRI, Tzadik, Nimbus, Koch International Classics, Sound Aspect, and Tellus labels.

Lam divides her time between Paris and New York.


  • Chamber opera Wenji: Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute 《文姬》2002 to a libretto bu Xu Ying.
  • References

    Lam Bun-Ching Wikipedia

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