164. Dr. Justine Fang Chen 陳潔思博士

English Name Dr. Justine Fang Chen  

Hanji Name 陳潔思博士
Birth Year 1975
Birth Place Brooklyn, NY
First year / First city / State in U.S. -/-/-
Present Address NY
Family 1. Husband: J Andrew Phillips
2. Daughter: —
3. Son: Walter Tetz Phillips-Chen, Toshiro Trent Phillips-Chen
4. Father/Mother: Wen Jer Chen/Patsy Fang Chen
Education School Name Year – Year Degree and major
1.The Juilliard School


B.A., Composition and Violin


M.A., Composition and Violin


D.M.A., Composition
Employment Company Name Year – Year Position or title
1. The Pierrepont School, Westport, CT


Head of Music Dept.
Accomplishment 1. First Double Major in Violin and Composition for BM & MM in the History of The Juilliard School, Garnered top graduation prizes for each degree & Doctor Degree in Composition from The Juilliard School

2. A Dance Piece, Commissioned by Juilliard Dance Department for Spring Dance Performance with favorable reviews from New York Times in 2000

3. Opera Pieces Selected for N.Y. City Opera’s Prestigious VOX Showcasing American Opera 2006 & 2008 with favorable New York Times reviews

4. Created the Curriculum for The Pierrepont School, Elite K-12 School in Westport/CT 2004-present

5. Performed Worldwide as A Violinist of Contemporary and Classical Music

6. Wrote a Main Stage Opera for Full Orchestra “THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING,” Commissioned by American Lyric Theater

7. Resident Artist at American Lyric Theater 2010-2011, 2012-present

8. Composer-in-Residence for Long Leaf Opera 2008-2009 & Underworld Productions Opera 2011-2012

9. Outstanding Taiwanese American Elected by T.A. Archives in 01/2019

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