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Ming-Hsiu Yen is an internationally-acclaimed composer and pianist.  Her compositions have been performed by such orchestras as the Minnesota Orchestra, Taiwan Philharmonic, among others.  She receives awards, including the 22nd Asian Composers League Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize and Heckscher Composition Prize, etc.  Her compositions have been frequently presented in music festivals, including the 2014 Louisiana Bass Fest, Taiwan 88 Concert Tour, the 2013 International Alliance for Women in Music Annual Concert, Bass2012 Copenhagen, 2011 Asian Composers League Conference, etc. Ms. Yen holds degrees from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music. She is currently Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory at the Taipei National University of the Arts in Taiwan. 


uPCOMING EVents


NSO2014_12_21JANUARY 22, 2015 (Thurs) | National Concert Hall, Taipei, TAIWAN
【DSWO Taipei Tour Concert】
YEN: Saxophone Concerto (2014) (WORLD Premiere)
[Chih-Huan Wu, saxophone; Adrian Schneider, conductor; Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra]


NSO2014_12_21JANUARY 24, 2015 (Sat) | National Tainan Living Art Center, Tainan, TAIWAN
【DSWO Taipei Tour Concert】
YEN: Saxophone Concerto (2014)
[Chih-Huan Wu, saxophone; Adrian Schneider, conductor; Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra]


hk2015FEBRUARY 2-4, 2015 | The Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, Hong Kong
【2015 Hong Kong International Piano Invitation Competition】
[ Adjudicators: Ming-Hsiu Yen and others]


UnivNLFEBRUARY 12, 2015 | University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
【Yun-Hsin Tseng Lecture Recital】
YEN: Two Old Postcards from Formosa (2007)
[ Yun-Hsin Tseng, piano]


NSO032815MARCH 28, 2015 (Sat) - 2:30PM| National Recital Hall, Taipei City, TAIWAN
【NSO Music Discovery Lecture Concerts: Voices under the Flag】
[Ming-Hsiu Yen, lecturer & piano;Yi-Chun Chen& Yi-Ju Chen, violins; Chao-Ying Lu, viola; Ying-Chi Tang, cello; Vera Hui-pin Hsu, piano]
Concert Info: http://nso.npac-ntch.org/program/detail/id/397


aiwanischerAPRIL 10, 2015 (Fri) - 7:30PM| National Concert Hall, Taipei City, TAIWAN
【Taiwan International Festival of Arts (TIFA) 2015:
NSO & Hsin-Yi Forever Tales - Dear Dots & Four Seasons】

YEN: DEAR DOTS for orchestra (2015)
(WORLD Premiere)
[Yin-Fang Chang, conductor; Kun-Hao Liang narrator; Roland Chang, animation]
Concert Info: http://nso.npac-ntch.org/program/listing/pcid/137/category_id/6


aiwanischerAPRIL 11, 2015 (Sat) - 2:00PM| National Concert Hall, Taipei City, TAIWAN
【Taiwan International Festival of Arts (TIFA) 2015:
NSO & Hsin-Yi Forever Tales - Dear Dots & Four Seasons】

YEN: DEAR DOTS for orchestra (2015)
[Yin-Fang Chang, conductor; Kun-Hao Liang narrator; Roland Chang, animation]


aiwanischerAPRIL 11, 2015 (Sat) - 5:00PM| National Concert Hall, Taipei City, TAIWAN
【Taiwan International Festival of Arts (TIFA) 2015:
NSO & Hsin-Yi Forever Tales - Dear Dots & Four Seasons】

YEN: DEAR DOTS for orchestra (2015)

[Yin-Fang Chang, conductor; Kun-Hao Liang narrator; Roland Chang, animation]


aiwanischerAPRIL 17, 2015 (Fri) - 7:00PM| National Concert Hall, Taipei, TAIWAN
【NSO Pre-Concert Talk: Dawn of Humanity】
Lecturer: Ming-Hsiu Yen
Concert Info: http://nso.npac-ntch.org/program/detail/id/384


BerlinMAY 21, 2015, 7:00PM| Französischer Dom, Berlin, Germany
【Taipeh Vertretung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Spring Concert】
YEN: SONGS OF FLOWERS for female voice, viola and piano (2014)
[I-Chiao Shih, mezzo-soprano; Ting-Chieh Hsieh, viola, Han-Wen Jennifer Yu, piano]


Taiwan88NOVEMBER, 2014 ~ 2016| 88 schools in TAIWAN
【Taiwan 88 Concert Tour】
YEN: TOY KALEIDOSCOPE for piano four hands (2014) (WORLD Premiere)
[Kai-Yin Huang, Kimball Gallagher, pianos]
About Taiwan88 Concert Tour: http://www.taiwan88concerttour.com