Lecture:My Music Life(Chenyi -American Academy of Arts & Sciences )
time: 2017-06-01

Date:2017/6/1  15:00-17:00  Bldg A4-204,College Town Campus




Born in Guangzhou, China, Dr. Chen Yi is the Distinguished Professor at the Conservatory of Music and Dance in the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the recipient of the prestigious Charles Ives Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her music is published by Theodore Presser Company, commissioned and performed worldwide by such ensembles as the Cleveland Orchestra, the Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden, and the Singapore Symphony, recorded on Bis, New Albion, Teldec (with a Grammy Award), New World, Albany, Naxos, Koch & China Record Co. among others. Chen Yi has received bachelor and master degrees in music composition (83 and 86) from the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree (93) from Columbia University in the City of New York. Major composition teachers have been Wu Zuqiang, Chou Wen-chung and Mario Davidovsky. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2005, and appointed to the prestigious Cheung Kong Scholar Visiting Professor at the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music by the China Ministry of Education in 2006.