He has been doing a large number of compositions covering film music, commercial music, video games and music for the video. His music for the Online TV series Hero produced by KingsTV London,  has been published on YouTube and was nominated by NaSTA Awards (National Student Television Association) in April 2016.

Most recently he has composed music for The Little Prince, a Dance theatre directed by Cheli Lin from Taiwan, and had its premiere on the 13th July at the University of Surrey, Bellairs Theatre. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrMHSSlVQpQ&index=4&t=0s&list=LLjpPPbLVJb-oOogTRWY5LQA)

His soundtrack composed for IndieGame DCDOR won the 1st prize in the 2019 3rd International BOOOOM! GameShell Game Develop Competition.  


Xiaolian Zhang (Stefan) was born in China, studied music theory, singing, piano, and Chinese instruments like Guzheng, Erhu and Guqin starting from a young age. He had his BA at the University of Liverpool studied composition and performance. In MRes degree (Distinction) he focused on film music scoring and technology.

He is currently a PhD candidate at Royal Holloway University of London studying Music Composition supervised by Mr Brian Lock, Dr Tom Parkingson and Dr Shzr Ee Tan, exploring and researching the Contemporary Sonic Practices, with influence from his Chinese Cultural Heritage.




The Valley - Xiaolian Zhang
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