Anthony Cheung (born 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist.  As an advocate for new music, he is Artistic Director of the Talea Ensemble in New York. Ensembles such as Ensemble Modern, Musiques Nouvelles, Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, International Contemporary Ensemble, the French National Orchestras of Lille and Lorraine, the Minnesota Orchestra, eighth blackbird, Dal Niente, and the New York and San Francisco youth orchestras have performed his music. Current and upcoming projects include commissions for the Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt and Witten and a Tremplin commission for the Ensemble Intercontemporain/IRCAM in Paris.  Honors include first prize and public prize at the International Dutilleux Competition (2008), the Charles Ives Fellowship and Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2006 and 2003), and several ASCAP awards.  He received his BA in Music and History from Harvard and his MA and DMA from Columbia University, where he taught music history and ear training and served as assistant conductor of the Columbia University Orchestra. He is currently a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. His principal teachers have been Tristan Murail and Bernard Rands for composition and Robert Levin and Paul Hersh for piano, and he studied additionally at Tanglewood, Aspen, Centre Acanthes, Domaine Forget, and Fontainebleau, where he worked with many leading composers. For more information, please visit