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WU Yimin
吳藝敏

Yimin Wu's compositions have been actively performed in various regions and through radios. His music have been featured in WOCMAT Forum Conference (TW), Zodiac Music Academy & Festival (FR), Acoustic Frontier Project (US), Bowling Green State University MicroOpera Concert (US), KC VITAs Summer Series (US), International Computer Music Conference (KR), Asian Composers League Festival & Conference (TW), The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Composers Scheme (HK), among others. His work was performed by notable ensembles and musicians, such as Toledo Symphony Orchestra (US), Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Brazilian National Orchestra (BR), Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Zodiac Trio (FR/US), Cong Quartet (HK), Unassisted Fold (IT), and Hong Kong Wind Kamerata. Wu won the First Prize in 2018 New Generation Concert, held by the Hong Kong Composers' Guild and Radio Television Hong Kong. His orchestral work has been selected for the Asian Composers League Conference (NZ).


Wu graduated from Bowling Green State University and Hong Kong Baptist University in music composition. Wu's primary composition teachers are Christopher Coleman, Mikel Kuehn, and Marilyn Shrude. Wu received LRSM in piano performance.

Wu has received numerous scholarships, including Toledo Symphony Orchestra Composition Scholarship, HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship, HKBU Metropolitan Attachment Program Scholarship, and Pro Musica Graduate Scholarship. 


吳藝敏的作品多次於香港和美國上演,亦在其他地區於音樂節、會議及電台中亮相。他的作品於國際電腦音樂暨法國IRCAM工作坊聯合研討會、現代學院習作演出、Zodiac音樂節、創藝匯新聲、Acoustic Frontier計劃、鮑林格林微歌劇音樂會、KC VITAs 2018暑期音樂會系列、國際電腦音樂會議,highSCORE音樂節 和 亞洲作曲家聯盟亞太音樂節。他於近期贏得「音樂新一代」作曲比賽。他的管弦樂作品獲選在亞洲作曲家聯盟(新西蘭)進行演出。

吳氏畢業於香港浸會大學音和美國鮑林格林州立大學。他的導師分別為Marilyn Shrude,Mikel Kuehn,和Christopher Coleman。

他曾多次獲得獎學金,包括香港特區政府頒發的2017年才藝發展獎學金、托萊多交響樂團作曲獎學金,以及Pro Musica 碩士獎學金 和 大都會體驗計劃獎學金。

MAJOR WORKS 主要作品

Chamber & Solo


  • Everglade Metallic (2019) for alto saxophone solo 6'

Commissioned by Chia-Wei Chao

Performed at Bowling Green State University, United States

  • Humanity: Side I (2019) for string quartet 5'50"

Commissioned by Hong Kong Composers' Guild

Performed at "New Generation 2019" on RTHK Radio 4 and Tai Kwun: Afternoon Series - Projekt Berlin by Cong Quartet  

  • Late Spring 晚春 (2019) arranged for soprano saxophone solo 5'50"

Arranged for Chia-Wei Chao 

Performed at Bowling Green State University, United States

  • Late Spring 晚春 (2019) for oboe and piano 5'40"

Commissioned by Ryan Ion-Seng Fong

Performed at Bowling Green State University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, United States

  • Plough (2019) for alto saxophone and bass trombone 4'30"

Commissioned by Jonathan Kierspe

Performed at University of South Carolina, Winthrop University, Limestone College, Governors School for the Arts, Franklin College, Ohio State University, Oakland University, among others

  • Squirrel X Food (2018) for oboe and violoncello 4'50"

Performed at the 35th Asian Composers League Conference & Festival, Taiwan

  • Meet, Far, Saw (2018) for flute and guitar 4'20"

Performed at highSCORE Festival, Italy

  • Sprout (2018/2019) for woodwind quintet 5'20"

Performed at "New Generation 2018" on RTHK Radio 4 by Hong Kong Wind Kamerata, Hong Kong

First prize winner

Scheduled to be performed at Music Salon, Hong Kong

  • Our City Our Future (2018) for cello and video 3'20"

Written for "SOUND--IMAGination 2018: Hong Kong Culture"

Performed at Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

  • Pace (2017) for Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, and bass clarinet 9'

Commissioned by Acoustic Frontier

Performed at SPECTRUM, New York, United States

  • The Season of Typhoon (2017) for piano trio 8'15"

Commissioned by 2017 Zodiac Music Academy & Festival

Performed at Valdeblore, France

  • Underneath (2017) for piano quintet 6'20"

Performed at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

  • If if rocks (2016/2017) for piano four-hands 7'

Performed at Valdeblore, France; Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

  • An Afternoon at Andersonville (2016) for sheng, zheng, bass clarinet, double bass, and percussion 5'

Performed at Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Hong Kong



Large Ensemble


  • Faucet (2019) for orchestra (2222/4231/T+1/Hp/Strings

Commissioned by São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival;

Performed by Brazilian National Orchestra, Brasilia

  • Wedge 楔 (2018/2019) for orchestra (3333/4331/T+2/Hp/Strings) 4'

Featured in the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Composers Scheme;

Performed by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong

  • Looking for (2018) for orchestra (3333/4331/T+3/Hp/Pno/Strings) 7'30"

Featured in Toledo Symphony Orchestra reading session, Bowling Green State University, United States

  • Pangu 盤古 (2017) for baritone, wind instruments and percussions 7'

Performed at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

  • The Gate (2015/2016) for mixed ensemble 7'

Performed at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong



Vocal


  • The Peaceful Stars (2018) for tenor solo and piano 5'30"

Performed at RTHK Studio 1, Hong Kong; Kansas City, United States; Bowling Green State University, United States

  • A Three-Course Song (2018) for unaccompanied solo voice 3'

Performed at Bowling Green State University, United States

  • Double Sided (2017) for 3 females voices, cello, and piano 11'20"

Written for and performed at 2018 BGSU MicroOpera Project Concert, United States



Electro-acoustic 


  • Uh, Flight got Delayed (2018) for fixed media 7'06"

Presented at 2018 International Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology (WOCMAT), Taiwan

  • Behind the Seaweed (2018) for fixed media 3'08"

  • In a City (2017) for fixed media 7'10"

Presented at International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2018, South Korea; Guangzhou, China

  • Voyager #2 (2017) for fixed media 3'

Presented at ArtsX, Bowling Green State University, United States

  • Who's the Magician (2017) for trumpet and interactive electronics 6'

Performed at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

  • Turbulence in my Stomach (2016) for 5.1 surround sound 3'15"

Presented at 2016 International Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology (WOCMAT), Taiwan