Li Ying Wu

(born in Taipei, Taiwan, resident in Copenhagen), composer. She grew up in a family that loved classical music. She completed studies in 2003 with a MA in Fine Art from the National Taiwan Normal University. At this point in her post-graduate studies, she fell by accident on the Danish musical music world, including music by Ib Nørholm Nørgård, Niels Rosing- Schow and Pelle Gudmundsen- Holmgren. She studied composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music by Bent Sørensen, Niels Rosing- Schow , Hans Abrahamsen, Einar Kanding and Hans Peter Stubbe Teglbjærg. In autumn 2010, she began a Master Education in electronic composition at DIEM in Århus. Li Ying's music is based on music's sound and how sound moves in the music.. During music sonorously chased surface, one often finds an often simple harmonic structure, and frequently based on such Chinese scale types. These characteristics contribute to Li Ying's works music musical character and strong personal touch. More generally , one could say almost philosophical level, contains the music thus an ideological dialectic that puts Asian and Western culture in a mutually perspective.
Selected works: Hylaves 2013/14, for 2 saxophonists and tape; Suse 2013/14, for amateur- ensemble and tape; Shadows, 2013, Double Concerto for sheng, accordion & sinfonietta; Amalgam 2012/13 for trombone, piano & contact microphone; Chiu for Clarinet, 2004, Cello and Piano; Jing Bian Yi Zih 2003; Flow, 2010, for 12 musicians & electronic; Vent, 2010 for accordion solo & electronics; Limbo-Between Humans 2011, Monodrama for 2 mezzo sopranos, sinfonietta, and electronic; Before the Veil, 2010 for sinfonietta.