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YUNG Sing-nga Rita
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Rita Yung received her Master's degree in composition at the University of Texas at Austin and her Bachelor’s degree at Hong Kong Baptist University. She studied with Galison Lau, Christopher Coleman, Christopher J Keyes, Nina C. Young, Annie Gosfield, and Yevgeniy Sharlat.


As a composer, Yung writes for both acoustic and electronic mediums. Recent compositions include Polaris for orchestra (2020); Silence for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin and percussion (2020); Innerlouge for bassoon and live electronics (2019); Life is but a dream for zheng and electronics (2016). Her works have been featured in concerts and conferences, such as International Computer Music Conference (2017 Shanghai, 2020 Chile), Electric La Tex (2020 Denton), Etching Festive (2019 France), International Alliance for Women in Music conference (2019 Boston), Feminist Theory and Music conference (Boston 2019), Seoul International Computer Music Festival (2017 Korea), and New Generation (2017, 2018 Hong Kong).


翁氏畢業於德克薩斯州大學奧斯汀分校音學(作曲)碩士學位及香港浸會大學音樂學士學位。師隨劉詠浲、Annie Gosfield、Christopher Coleman、Christopher J Keyes、Nina C. Young 和 Yevgeniy Sharlat。

 

翁氏的創作領域廣泛,作品類型從器樂作品以至電子音樂。她的作品曾被選入多個音樂節及研討會,包括國際計算機音樂大會、Electric La Tex(美國)、Etching Festive(法國)、International Alliance for Women in Music conference (美國) 、 Feminist Theory and Music conference (美國) 及Seoul International Computer Music Festival。

MAJOR WORKS 主要作品

Large Ensemble 



  • Polaris (2020) for Orchestra  2.2.2.2.-4.2.2(II=bass trbn).0-perc(3)-harp-pft/cel-strings

  • Nothing gold can change (2019) for SATB 



Chamber



  • Silence (2020) for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin and percussion 

  • La Siesta (2019) for violin, clarinet, and piano

  • 3 Poems of Emily Dickinson (2018)for soprano, flute, clarinet, percussions, and piano

  • Red Light/ Green Light (2018) for woodwind quintet

  • Kodo (2018) for xiao, 2 erhu, pipa, yangqin, zheng

  • A Forgotten Nightmare (2018) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussions

  • Ripple  (2017) for clarinet, viola, cello, and piano

  • Dream I : Ride with the Wind (2017) for flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano, percussion, 2 violins, cello, double bass, and zheng

 


Electronics



  • The Inextinguishable Flame (2021) for horn and live electronics

  • Distorted Silence (2020)n for bass drum, tam-tam, metal pipes and live electronics

  • Jau4 (2019) for sheng and live electronics

  • Innerlouge  (2019) for bassoon and live electronics

  • Life is but a dream 浮生若夢 (2016) for zheng and fix media