Local Artist In Residence
18th Street Campus
California-born, British-educated Christopher Tin is a two-time Grammy-winning composer of concert and media music who is currently based in Los Angeles. His music has premiered in many of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, and has been performed by ensembles as diverse as the Philharmonia Orchestra, Metropole Orchestra, and the Welsh National Opera Orchestra. Tin is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, Sundance Institute Fellowship, and BMI Conducting Fellowship. He is also composer-in-residence with DCINY, and has received commissions by the US Embassy in the United Kingdom, Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra at St. Matthews, and ISCMS Festival. Tin received a Master of Music with Distinction from the Royal College of Music in London, where he graduated at the top of his class and won the Joseph Horovitz Composition Prize. His music is published by Boosey & Hawkes, and he is a signed recording artist with Universal Music Group’s legendary American classical label DeccaGold. He is currently working on a musical mass for extinct bird species called “The Lost Birds,” which is funded by the most successful classical music Kickstarter ever.