Dr. Chinary Ung is a Presidential Fellow: Senior Composer in Residence at Chapman University.
He was the first American to win the highly coveted international Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition (1989), perhaps the most prestigious prize. Ung has received dozens of awards including The Kennedy Center (Friedheim award), two American Academy of Arts and Letters, The Guggenheim Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts. Most recently, he is being honored by the Asian Cultural Council during its 50th anniversary for The 2013 John D. Rockefeller 3rd Award.
Dr. Ung has received many
His music is recorded on New World Records, Cambria, London Records (Argo) , Other Minds, Oodiscs, Nami Records, Kojima Records, Albany Records, Norton Recordings, Composer Recording Incorporated (CRI), Koch International, Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), Naxos, Mark Custom, ALM Records,