Biography

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Yimin Wu's compositions have been actively performed in various regions and through radios. His compositions 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 works has been presented by notable ensembles and musicians, such as Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Brazilian National Orchestra, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Zodiac Trio, Cong Quartet, Dawning Quartet, Unassisted Fold, 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 and was the winner of the Advanced Piano Four-Hands category at The18th Hong Kong Asia Piano Competition under the guidance of Karl Lo. 

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. 

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