photo by: fion fong, edwin soh

Foo Jeng is a Malaysian pianist and composer. It is the craft of storytelling that informs his musical character, and his work often draws inspiration from Jazz and Classical music.

He’s both a finalist of The American Prize in Composition and winner of the El Paso Original Music/New Ideas Competition. Moreover, he’s also performed and composed music a number of festivals, namely: St. Petersburg New Music Festival, São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival, Borneo Jazz Festival and the Malaysian Jazz Piano Festival (Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center).

Foo Jeng holds a degree in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music and will be attending the Manhattan School of Music in Fall 2021. His ultimate goal is to create stories from his art, and to uncover beauty in the tradition and evolution of music.