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Kevin Zhang

Kevin Zhang

Assistant Professor,


Assistant Professor


Kevin Zhang is Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition at California State University, San Bernardino, where he also directs the CSUSB New Music Ensemble. His work as a composer and experimental musician encompasses instrumental, vocal, electronic, and electro-acoustic concert music, along with field recordings, sound walks, site-specific installations, and interdisciplinary projects involving film, theater, and dance. His compositions have been presented internationally at the Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Dian Red Kechil International Young Composers Residency, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, Festival de Royaumont, Hear Now Music Festival, MOXsonic Festival, Northwestern University New Music Conference (NUNC!), Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium, Puerto Rican Sound Art Fair, Qualcomm Institute’s IDEAS series, the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) National Conference, the UC Davis Music and Words Festival, and the VU Symposium for Experimental, Electronic, and Improvised Music. Prior to coming to CSUSB, he had previously taught on the faculties of the Culture, Art, and Technology program at UC San Diego and the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music at Chapman University.


PhD, University of California, San Diego

MFA, University of California, Irvine

BM, New England Conservatory of Music


Music Theory




New Music Ensemble

Electronic Music Production

Sound Recording

Applied Music Composition

Applied Music Technology

Composition Forum