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A Tribute Concert to D. K. Holoman

April 5, 2014 5:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Empyrean Ensemble at UC Davis is giving a tribute concert to Professor D. K. Holoman, an eminent scholar, teacher, and conductor at UCD for more than three decades.  In the concert are works written for this special occasion by Christian Baldini, Ross Bauer, Yu-Hui Chang, Sam Nichols, Pablo Ortiz, Mika Pelo, Laurie San Martin, Kurt Rohde, […]

Boston Premiere of “Pu Songling’s Bizarre Tales” on 11/23

November 12, 2013 11:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yu-Hui’s “Pu Songling’s Bizarre Tales” – for erhu, pipa, yangqin, piccolo/alto flute, bass clarinet, and percussion, will be performed at Brandeis’ Slosberg Recital Hall on November 23 at 8PM.  A piece based on “Liao Zhai Zhi Yi”, a collection of Chinese ghost stories written by Pu Songling of Qing Dynasty, “Pu Songling’s Bizarre Tales” was commissioned […]

NZTRIO 2013 Taiwan Concert Tour, with Yu-Hui’s “Flicker”

October 8, 2013 10:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Renowned piano trio NZTrio from New Zealand is having a Taiwan concert tour in early November.  An ensemble famous for their diverse, cross-genre programming and high artistry, they will be performing Yu-Hui’s “Flicker” in this six-concert tour, along with works by Debussy, Tchaikovsky, and New Zealand composer John Psathas. For concert info, please check out […]

A Successful Tour with Dinosaur Annex

February 1, 2013 3:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Yu-Hui's new work In Thin Air – for violin, piano, and percussion, was premiered by Dinosaur Annex in a successful three-concert series at Harvard University, Syracuse University, and Eastman School of Music.  The program also included works by Annie Gosfield, Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, Daniel S. Godfrey, and Steven Stuckey.  The critics called In Thin Air "… the high point […]

New Volti CD!

May 9, 2012 3:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Yu-Hui’s Being – Two Collins Songs for a cappella chamber choir is included in Volti‘s upcoming CD “House of Voices“.  Also on the CD are works by Ted Hearne, Donald Crockett, Eric Moe, Wayne Peterson, and Mark Winges. Go to the Innova Recordings page to read the reviews and to purchase the CD.  The recordings are also available at iTunes.   […]

Help Send Dinosaur Annex to Beijing!

February 3, 2012 10:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Dinosaur Annex, the new music ensemble that Yu-Hui co-directs with Sue-Ellen Hershman-Tcherepnin, has been invited to the 10th International Beijing Modern Music Festival in May 2012.  New works by Chinese composers Xu Suya, Qu Xiaosong, and Wang Feinan, along with pieces by John Harbison, Scott Wheeler and Yu-Hui, will be performed by the Dinosaur Annex […]

Photos from the Composers Conference

August 15, 2011 10:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Yu-Hui spent a wonderful week with a group of genuine, thoughtful composers while she was a guest composer at the Composers Conference at Wellesley this summer.  Here are two photos: A bunch of composers tried to look contemplative but failed…  Mario said: ” I WAS smiling!!“