Yang Yi-wei

Yang Yi-wei, a Zheng performer, is good at interpreting the colorful musical context with subtle timbre changes and sharp musical tension. She has a M.A. in Musicology from Taipei National University of the Arts and a B.A. in Zheng performance from Tainan National University of the Arts. Yang were awarded with 2014, 2016 “The Stars of Tiding” from Industrial Bank of Taiwan, 2014 “International Youth Ambassadors Exchange Program” from Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Moreover, in 2004, 2011, 2014 and 2017, Yang gave her solo recital, and also held the joint concerts in 2007, 2010, and 2017. Recently, she has been a Zheng player of Cube Band formed since 2019.

She has performed with XinXin Nanguan Ensemble, LiChuenYuan Beiguan Ensemble, Asian Composers League, Ensemble ISCM-Taiwan, Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra, Shuanghsi Music Forum, etc. Yang has spanned the genres including not only the traditional Beiguan and Nanguan music of Taiwan, but also contemporary music. She have premiered a number of solo and ensemble works. Yang uses the Zheng as a media to intertwine with artists who share the same common with her, making contemporary music deeper and broader. In addition, Yang also wrote some music articles which were published on Performing Arts Review and NCO 30th Anniversary.