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ZOE YUCONG WANG

BIOGRAPHY 

Yucong (Zoe) Wang is a composer, pianist, and classical music entrepreneur from China. She is currently teaching and performing as a collaborative piano faculty at China Conservatory of Music. Yucong holds her bachelor degree in composition, and master degree in collaborative piano from Eastman School of Music. In 2019, she started to pursue her two Doctoral of Musical Arts degrees in collaborative piano and composition at Eastman School, where she holds the Brook Smith Fellowship, the Samuel Adler Scholarship, a graduate assistantship as studio pianist and a teaching assistantship in composition. Her principle teachers include Jean Barr, Andrew Harley (piano), David Liptak, Robert Morris, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon (composition).

 

As a collaborative pianist Yucong Wang has performed withworld-renowned artistsincluding Giovanni Angeleri, Bin Huang, Feng Ning, Olech Krysa, Chin-Kwan Lin, Nikita Zimin, and Alexandre Doisy. She has been invited to Aspen Music Festival in 2020. As a composer/pianist, Wang also endeavors to promote contemporary music. She recently made the U.S. debut of compositions Robert Morris, Diego Vega, and many other colleges. Her composition awards include the first prize of the 8th

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International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition with the best variation prize and the best free composition prize, the first prize of the Busan Maru International Music Festival Competition, the finalist of the 2017 Underwood New Music Reading, 2019 Brian Israel & Sam Pellman Honorary Mention, Eastman Bernard Rogers Memorial Award, Eastman Belle Gitleman Award, etc. Her recent compositions are commissioned or performed by the 18th World Saxophone Congress, the Deviant Septet, Eastman Saxophone Project, Eastman Double Reed Orchestra, American Composer Orchestra and ESSO. Besides, Wang has been interviewed by medias including Czech TV in Prague, Rochester WXXI-FM Classical 91.5, Eastman Notes Magazine, and Eastman News Room in recent years.

  

Yucong is the co-founder and co-artistic director of Dragonfly International Music Festival (DIMF) in China. She organizes and performs in masterclasses, concert series, competitions, and lectures at DIMFs since 2017.

个人简介

       出生于1993年,青年作曲家与协作钢琴家王羽骢目前担任中国音乐学院管弦系钢琴艺术指导教师。她曾就读于上海音乐学院附中,跟随作曲家陈钢、丁缨与吕黄学习,2013年赴美留学获得伊斯曼音乐学院作曲及协作钢琴的本科与研究生学位,以优异成绩获“Dean’s list”,后于伊斯曼音乐学院攻读作曲专业与与协作钢琴专业双博士学位,师从钢琴家Jean Barr、Andrew Harley,作曲家David Liptak、Robert Morris、Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez与Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon,在美攻读期间获Brooks Smith协奏钢琴学术奖金、Samuel Adler作曲奖学金、Howard Hanson作曲奖学金、伊斯曼学院研究生院奖学金等,任职伊斯曼音乐学院作曲系助教、钢琴艺术指导助教与乐理系助教。

       作为协作钢琴家,王羽骢曾与世界著名演奏家Giovanni Angeleri、黄滨、宁峰、Oleh Krysa、林建宽、Nikita Zimin、Alexandre Doisy等合作演出,以协作钢琴专业受邀参加美国Aspen国际音乐节。她同样致力于现代音乐的演奏与推广,为作曲家Robert Morris、Diego Vega等北美首演钢琴作品。她的作品曾获德沃夏克国际作曲比赛青年组一等奖、最佳变奏曲特别奖、最佳自由作曲奖、韩国釜山Maru国际音乐节作曲大赛一等奖、美国作曲家管弦乐团年度试听大会年度入围奖、Brian Israel & Sam Pellman提名奖、伊斯曼Bernard Rogers纪念作曲奖, 伊斯曼Belle Gitleman作曲奖等,作品被美国作曲家管弦乐团、伊斯曼ESSO管弦乐团等乐队上演。其近期委约来自克罗地亚世界萨克斯大会、伊斯曼萨克斯管乐团(ESP)、伊斯曼Double Reed管乐团、纽约Deviant七重奏等。她与其作品曾受捷克电视台、Rochester WXXI-FM Classical 91.5、Eastman Notes Magazine、Eastman News Room等专访报道。

 

       自2017年至今,王羽骢在中国联合创办蜻蜓国际音乐节(DIMF),担任音乐节联合艺术总监与驻节协作钢琴艺术家,同时开展室内乐欣赏、音乐理论与钢琴艺术指导等教学工作。