Wang An-Ming was born in Shanghai, China. She received her musical
training in China and in the United States. She holds a B.E. Degree from Central China University (an affiliate of Yale University), a B.M. degree (magna cum laude) from Wesleyan Conservatory, and an M.A. degree from Columbia University. She also studied at the Juilliard School of Music.
Ms. Wang's works include keyboard, vocal, instrumental, chamber ensemble,
choral, operatic, and orchestral compositions. Her works have been performed at the White House, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Gallery of Art, and the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. Her compositions were also performed at the Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City, the Spoleto Music Festival in Charleston, S.C., and in major music festivals throughout the United States. Her full length opera, "Lan Ying", was premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. It also won second place in a national competition sponsored by the National League of American Pen Women. Her flute and piano compositions, "Solemn Silhouettes" and "Kapalua", won First Prize at the National Mid-Administration Congress of the National Pen Women's League. She was awarded a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. Her music has been televised and broadcast in the United States and abroad. She is the recipient of several ASCAP Awards.
Her published works are: "The Song of Endless Sorrow" (a song cycle for high
voice) and "Songs for all Seasons", were both published by the Yueh Yun Music Publishing House in Taiwan. Her choral anthem, "The Christmas Gift" (for mixed chorus and keyboard) was published by the Santa Barbara Music Publishing in California. Her flute and piano composition, "East Wind", was included in a CD entitled "Sounds Like 1996: Music by Asian-American Artists", issued by ElL of Chicago, IL. The same piece was published by the Hildegard Music Publishing Company in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Her composition, "Fantasy for Solo Organ," was published by the Vivace Press in Wisconsin. A CD recording containing this piece was released by Albany Records. "Kapalua" for flute and piano, and "Dazzling Jewels" for voice and piano were both published by the Gold Branch Music, Inc., in North Carolina. Her piano composition, "Danse chinoise", was included in a CD and issued by Capstone Records.
Ms. Wang is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota Composer Bureau, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP); the American Music Center; the International Alliance for Women in Music; The Friday Morning Music Club; Society of Composers, Inc.; the National Federation of Music Clubs; and the National League of American Pen Women, Inc.
Wang An-Ming can be reached at email@example.com.
The Mahjong Suite (piano) 15 min. 1972
Autumn Winds (high voice and piano) 5 min. 1974
Come My Love (high voice and piano) 3 min. 1975
O Praise the Lord (mixed chorus and keyboard) 4 min. 1976
O Glorious Morn (high voice and piano) 4 min. 1977
Sonata for Piano and Violin 20 min. 1978
Four Piano Interludes 14 min. 1979
East Wind (flute and piano) 7 min. 1982
Requiem (mixed chorus and keyboard/orchestra) 55 min. 1982
Introit (mixed chorus)
Kyrie (duet--soprano and alto)
Offertorium (mixed chorus and bass solo)
Sanctus (women’s chorus)
Pie Jesu (duet--tenor and bass)
Agnus Dei (men’s chorus)
Lux Aeterna (mixed chorus, SATB soli)
In Paradisum (mixed chorus)
Songs for All Seasons (voice and piano) 22 min. 1982
Autumn Leaves (duet--SA)
Little Yellow Bird
A Chinese Lullaby (duet--SA)
Mary’s Lullaby (mixed chorus and keyboard/orchestra) 3 min. 1983
Suite for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano 15 min. 1984
Piano Quintet 21 min. 1985
Presto con fuoco
The Song of Endless Sorrow--A Song Cycle (voice and piano) 33 min. 1985
A Hundred Loves
Nights of Spring
The Rain of Night
On Dreary Gloom
The Fairy Hill upon the Void Obscure
The Endless Sorrow
Let All the World in Every Corner Sing (mixed chorus, 4 min. 1987
trumpet I & II, trombone I & II, organ)
Fantasy for Solo Organ 10 min. 1988
The Christmas Gift (mixed chorus and keyboard/orchestra) 2 min. 1990
Gloria (mixed chorus, ST soli, keyboard/orchestra) 31 min. 1991
Gloria in excelsis (mixed chorus)
Laudamus te (soprano solo)
Domine Deus (mixed chorus)
Domine Deus, Agnus Dei (mixed chorus)
Qui sedes ad dexteram (tenor solo)
Alleluia (soprano solo)
Quonium tu solus sanctus (mixed chorus)
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra 27 min. 1991
Presto con fuoco
Festive Bells (mixed chorus/handbells) 2 min. 1992
Cantate Domino (a cappella--mixed chorus) 2 min. 1992
Lan Ying (opera in three acts) 2 hrs. 1995
Ubi Caritas (a cappella--mixed chorus) 3 min. 1996
Christmas Revelation (mixed chorus, SAB soli, keyboard) 5 min. 1998
The Peace of God (voice and piano) 3 min. 1999
Jubilee (flute and handbells) 3 min. 1999
Travel Scenes (flute and piano) 16 min. 1999
Li River’s Edge
O Come and Sing (mixed chorus and organ) 2 min. 1999
Soundings (for organ) 8 min. 2000
Christ the Lord is Risen (mixed chorus, trumpet I & II, 4 min. 2001
trombone I & II, and organ)
Life’s Passion (voice and piano) 1 min. 2004
Dazzling Jewels (high voice and piano) 2 min. 2004
Flute Expressions (flute and piano) 11 min. 2005
Flight of Fancy
The Mercies of the Lord (high voice and piano) 3 min. 2005
The Homeless Child (ballet suite) 48 min, 2007
The Mysterious Lady
Mystic Moments (for organ) 8 min. 2009
Windsong (mixed chorus --a cappella) 5 min. 201
Ring for Joy Nos. 1,2,3 (Handbells) 3 min. 2010
“Songs for All Seasons”, Yueh Yun Music Publishing Company, Taipei, Taiwan, 1982.
“The Song of Endless Sorrow” (a song cycle for voice and piano), Yueh Yun Publishing
Company, Taipei, Taiwan, 1985.
“The Christmas Gift” for mixed chorus and keyboard/orchestra, Santa Barbara Music
Publishing, Santa Barbara, California, 1993.
“East Wind” for flute and piano, Hildegarde Publlishing Company, Bryn Mawr,
“Fantasy for Solo Organ”, Vivace Press,Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 2001.
“Kapalua” for flute and piano, Gold Branch Music, Inc., Richfield, North Carolina, 2005.
“Dazzling Jewels” for high voice and piano, Gold Branch Music, Inc., Richfield, N.C., 2005.
“East Wind” for flute and piano included in a CD entitled Sounds Like 1996: Music by Asian-American Artists”,
issued by EIL of Chicago, Illinois, 1996.
“Danse chinoise” for solo piano issued by Capstone Records, 2007.
“Fantasy for Solo Organ” released by Albany Records (Troy 1049), 2008.
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