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Vote for Allan Chen (2011F) in the WorldVision Composers Contest

Allan Chen, a passionate award-winning classical and film composer, is currently representing South Africa in the international WorldVision Composers Contest and he needs your vote to win!
19 Jan 2022
South Africa
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Allan X. Chen (2011F)
Allan X. Chen (2011F)


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Allan X. Chen (2011F), classical and film composer, is currently representing South Africa in the international WorldVision Composers Contest. Having reached the semi-finals, Allan is competing against 28 other composers from 28 countries to reach the final 4 contestants. He needs your online votes to reach the finals, a quick and easy process through the attached link. Voting begins on 18th January and runs until the 26th. Please help Allan reach the finals, it would be fantastic to see a South African composer and Bishops OD succeed in such a prestigious competition. 

Click here to  VOTE  FOR  ALLAN

More about Allan: 

After my time at Bishops, I went on to study at Boston University and then the Royal College of Music in London where I received a Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music in composition, respectively. During my studies overseas, I was the recipient of various composition honors and awards with performances across the globe. I have worked with revered international names including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the JACK Quartet, and Ryan Bancroft (principle conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and BBC National Orchestra of Wales) 

I am currently working as a full time classical and film composer. I truly wouldn’t be here without my experience at Bishops – I still remember my first composition, which I completed at Bishops and received 100% for my matric exam. It was very much the starting point of my life as a composer.

Allan currently holds a BMus from Boston University, & an MMus from the Royal College of Music.

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