Kevin Zhang

Course Title: Experiments in Music Composition and Theory

Kevin Zhang attended the New Englad Conservatory of Music and recieved his BM and then attended the University of California, Irvine, where he recieved his MFA in Music. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Music at the University of California, San Diego. He is currently a graduate teaching assistant as well as an Instructor for the Music Department at UC San Diego. 

  • BM with Composition Emphasis, New England Conservatory of Music
  • MFA in Music, University of California, Irvine 
  • PhD in Music with a composition emphasis, University of California, San Diego (in process) 

Kevin has held various teaching positions at the University of California, San Diego, including:

  • Instructor of Record - MUS/COGS 20 - Introduction to Music Cognition - Summer 2017
  • Instructor of Record - MUS 33C - Introduction to Music Composition III - Spring 2016
  • Instructor of Record -MUS 8 - American Music - Summer 201
  • Teaching Assistant for the Culture, Art, Technology Writing Program
  • Teaching Assistant for Making of the Modern World Writing Program 
  • Teaching Assistant for the Department of Music for courses such as Introduction to Music, Music Analysis, and Complete Music Theory Sequence
  • "they come, different and the same… : reflections on Roger Reynold's Odyssey for two singers, sixteen instrumentalists, and computer-processed sound," in The OPEN SPACE Magazine, Summer/Fall 2016. Article. 
  • “Punctuations, in/over silence,” in Made in California, performed by the Now Hear Ensemble. Perishable Records 888174346069 (2013). CD.