郑联晨 Caeleb Tee

大马作曲家郑联晨(Caeleb Tee)来自彭亨文冬。他的近期作品包括由马来西亚巴赫节所委约创作的《诗篇四十六》、收录于由世华圣乐促进会所出版-华人圣乐选粹的《诗篇四十七》、由音契圣乐传播中心委约编写的《Sejahtera Malaysia》及《平安夜》、及由哈利路亚圣乐社委约编写梅广文博士作品《启示录》之管弦配器。他的作品《哀歌与盼望》曾发表于玛拉工艺大学及吉隆坡表演艺术中心联办的大马作曲家演奏会系列。《余民圣歌》也曾被马来西亚爱乐乐团演奏。

郑氏持有美国普林斯顿西敏合唱学院的作曲硕士学位,以及林奇堡利博帝大学的钢琴演奏学士学位。学生时期曾创作受难节清唱剧《Lenten Meditation》,首演于美国Rivermont福音长老会。其他作品也曾被西敏中乐团、西敏社区交响乐团演奏发表。他所作合唱曲《For I Know the Plans I Have For You》于2017年西敏合唱学院作曲比赛中获胜,成为该届大学毕业典礼中所唱曲目之一。他所作钢琴独奏曲《Four Bagatelles》荣获2016年Andrew Phillips奖学金奖。在利博帝大学时,他曾于协奏曲比赛获胜,与利博帝交响乐团合奏拉赫玛尼诺夫第二钢琴协奏曲。他也荣获利博帝大学14-15年度钢琴家奖,以及杰出音乐家奖。

自从2017年毕业回国,郑氏开始全时间从事音乐创作、表演、和教导的工作。他在音乐领域中,尤其热衷于圣乐。他目前担任音契圣乐团指挥,并接受邀请到神学院及教会教导圣乐。他于2017年开始加入音契圣乐团,2018年开始成为音契委员,受音契邀请于2019年圣乐节所办“荣耀圣诗夜II”担任作曲、编曲,以及其中一指挥。目前已接受音契再度委约,为“荣耀圣诗夜III”创作。

Malaysian Composer, Caeleb Tee, was raised in Bentong, Pahang. His recent works includes “Psalm 46” commissioned by Bachfest Malaysia, “Psalm 47” published in Chinese Choral Collection by The World Association for Chinese Church Music, arrangement of “Sejahtera Malaysia” and “Silent Night” commissioned by Yin Qi Music, and orchestration for Dr. Cainan Mui’s “Revelation” commissioned by Hallelujah Oratorio Society. His composition “The Lamentation and the Promise of Hope” was performed in the UiTM–KLPAC Malaysian Composers Concert Series. “Hymn of the Remnants” was also performed by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra

Tee holds Master’s degree in Music Composition form Westminster Choir College (Princeton, NJ), and Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA). When he was studying abroad, his Easter cantata “Lenten Meditation” was premiered at Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Lynchburg. His works were also performed by Westminster Chinese Music Ensemble, and Westminster Community Orchestra. His choral work “For I Know the Plans I Have For You” won the Westminster Choir College Commencement Anthem Competition, and was presented during the Class of ’17 Commencement Ceremony. His piano work “Four Bagatelles” won the 2016 Andrew Phillips Award. When he was at Liberty University, he won Aria & Concerto Competition, and performed Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto with the Liberty University Symphony Orchestra. He has also received both the Senior Pianist of the Year 14-15 Award, and Outstanding Musician Award from Liberty University.

Since his return to Malaysia after graduation in 2017, Tee has been actively composing, performing, and teaching music, especially in the area of sacred music. He is currently the conductor of Yin Qi Choir. He has been invited to teach at churches and seminaries. He joined Yin Qi Choir in 2017, became a committee member of Yin Qi in 2018, and was commissioned to compose and arrange for Yin Qi’s “Glorious Night of Hymns 2” in 2019, as well as serving as one of the conductors of the concert. He has again been commissioned by Yin Qi to compose for the coming “Glorious Night of Hymns 3”.