Zhuosheng Jin’s music is described as “powerful” and “haunting” (The New York Times). His composition emphasises relationships between literature, especially poetry, and sonic texture. He wins the 2020 Matan Givol Composers Competition (1st prize, Israel), 2020 Salvatore Martirano Award (1st prize, US), 2019 Toru Takemitsu Composition Award (3rd prize, Japan), among others.
Jin's music has been appeared in major festivals and is performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Klangforum Wien (soloists), Ensemble MusikFabrik (soloists), Meitar Ensemble, Ensemble Itinéraire (soloists), Quatuor Béla, Ensemble Mdi, Syntax Ensemble, Mivos Quartet, JACK Quartet, etc., and has worked with conductors including Pierre-André Valade, Jean-Philippe Wurtz, Guillaume Bourgogne, Kanako Abe, Pasquale Corrado, et al.
Having begun to study piano at the age of seven, and then composition at thirteen, Jin holds degrees from Oberlin College (BM ‘15) and Boston University (MM ‘17) and is currently a DMus. fellow at McGill University with Philippe Leroux. He also followed private lessons and master-classes with Helmut Lachenmann, Johannes Schöllhorn, Beat Furrer, Alberto Posadas, among others.