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(b 1953 )

Chen Yi, born in Guangzhou in 1953, is a distinguished professor at the Conservatory of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the recipient of the prestigious Charles Ives Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her music is published by Theodore Presser Company, commissioned and performed worldwide by such ensembles as the Cleveland Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic, recorded on BIS, New Albion, CRI, Teldec, Angle, Nimbus, Albany, New World, Quartz, Koch & China Record Co, among others. She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2005, and appointed the Changjiang Scholar Professor at the CCOM by the China Ministry of Education in 2006, which has brought her to Beijing for intensive residencies with young composers the last three years.

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CHEN, Yi: Dragon Rhyme / HIGDON, J.: Soprano Saxophone Concerto / WEILL, K.: Violin Concerto (Koffman, Miller, Hartt School Wind Ensemble, Adsit) Naxos
Wind Ensemble/Band Music
CHEN, Yi: Suite for Cello and Chamber Winds / KC Capriccio / Feng / Tu (Enyeart, Texas Tech University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, McKoin) Naxos
Wind Ensemble/Band Music, Concerto, Chamber Music, Wind Ensemble/Band Music
Flute Recital (21st Century): Martin, Marya (Eight Visions - A New Anthology for Flute and Piano) Naxos
Chamber Music
Instrumental Ensemble Music (Chinese) - CHEN, Yi / FUNG, Vivian / LU, Pei / YAO, Chen / ZHOU, Long (Jin Yin) (Civitas Ensemble) Cedille
Chamber Music
PETRI, Michala: 50th Birthday Concert with Kremerata Baltica - ALBINONI, T. / CHEN, Yi / MOZART, W.A. / ROTA, N. / VASSILIEV, A. / VIVALDI, A. OUR Recordings
Piano Recital: Chan, Susan - ZHOU, Long / LAM, Doming / LOUIE, A. / TAN, Dun / CHEN, Yi (Echoes of China) Naxos
Recorder Concertos: Petri, Michala - TANG, Jianping / SHENG, Bright / MA, Shui-Long / CHEN, Yi (Chinese Recorder Concertos) OUR Recordings
Vocal Ensemble Music - ROSSI, S. / FAIROUZ, M. / KEDROV, N. / PALESTRINA, G.P. da / CHEN, Yi (Horizons) (Singer Pur) Oehms Classics
Vocal Ensemble
ZHOU, Long / CHEN, Yi: Symphony, "Humen 1839" / ZHOU, Long: The Rhyme of Taigu / The Enlightened (New Zealand Symphony, Darrell Ang) Naxos
ZHOU, Long: Su / Pianogongs / Taiping Drum / Wild Grass / Taigu Rhyme / CHEN, Yi: Monologue / Chinese Ancient Dances (Beijing New Music Ensemble) Naxos
Instrumental, Chamber Music
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