Paul Hwang (b. 1993) is a recent graduate of Cornell University where he was awarded the Ellen Gussman Adelson Prize for musical excellence.
As a composer, he has studied with Amit Gilutz, Steven Stucky, Kevin Ernste, and Roberto Sierra, and has participated in masterclasses with teachers such as Christopher Theofanidis and Walter Zimmermann. He has attended the highSCORE Festival (Italy) and the composition program at the European American Musical Alliance (France), and has had his work performed and read internationally by artists such as the Attacca Quartet, Ne(x)tworks, guitarist Flavio Virzì, Quartetto Indaco and percussionists Michael Compitello and Eric Beach. In 2013, he was a finalist for the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.
He is currently studying with Conrad Cummings through the Juilliard School’s Evening Division, and serving as an assistant to Derek Bermel.