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Madeline Clara Cheng

Madeline Clara Cheng (age 19) is a composer, saxophonist, and pianist from the San Francisco Bay Area, studying composition and business law as a Presidential Scholar at the University of Southern California. She is a 2023 YoungArts Award Winner and a ICEBERG New Music scholarship recipient, as well as an alumna of the Tanglewood Institute and the Yellow Barn Young Artists Program. Madeline has been awarded commissions by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s May Festival and the UUCWC Crossing Chorale, and her compositions have been performed by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Norway’s Bergen International Festival, and the International Contemporary Ensemble.