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Ziyu Wang

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Ziyu Wang


Ziyu Wang (b. 1993, Tianjin, China) is a Chinese student and composer studying in the United States.

Wang Ziyu has enjoyed playing the piano and composing since young. She is interested in transcultural influences in music, music acoustics, music and space, and portrait doodling.

She is currently [2021] a doctoral candidate in music composition at Arizona State University. She earned her master's degree in music composition in 2017 at Carnegie Mellon University. Her teachers include Leonardo Balada, Marilyn Daft Thomas, Reza Vali, Richard Danielpour, Jody Rockmaker, Fernanda Navarro, and Chen Yi.

Ms. Wang has written for the Carpe Diem String Quartet, Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic, ASU Wind Ensemble, Kyle Motl, Valerie Harris, and the Atlantic Music Festival ensembles. she also writes for voices and electroacoustic media. She has been commissioned by the American Guild of Organists in 2020.

Before studying composition, she was an engineering student at Tsinghua University, Beijing. She studied automotive engineering and vehicle design, and was the first female racer of the university's student formula racing team.

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