Yuchun Huang was born 1987 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

 

At the age of two she relocated to Melbourne, Australia with her family and lived there for three years.

She recieved her first piano lesson in a local Melbournian music class, and has not quit playing since.

 

She returned to Taiwan in 1992 with her family. Here, she wrote her first composition for piano in 1997 and went to Music High School in Kaohsiung for six years. She finished high school early and got accepted to the National Taipei University of Arts, where she studied composition with Prof. Hwang Long Pan.

In order to pursue her musical dreams further, she decided to continue her composition studies in Vienna and moved to the "Capital of Music". She commenced her study at University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in year 2007 and followed her academic footstep with Prof.Axel Seidelmann.

 

She passed the first level diploma in 2009 sucessfuly and entered second level major in Media Composition and Composition with Prof.Reinhard Karger, Jazz Theory and Arrangement with Christian Mühlbacher.

In 2013 she received her master's degree with distinction.

She currently lives and works as composer, musician and teacher in Vienna, her compositions for radio drama have been broadcasted on Ö1 and Deutschlandradio Kultur.

Her compositions have been performed in various concert halls and countries such as Taiwan, Austria, Germany, USA and Australia.


Education:
-Master of Composition/Media Composition and Applied Music at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria.
-Jazz Piano, with Paul Urbanek.

-Composition Pedagogy Course at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria.

Awards:

2015- Theodor Körner Förderpreis for her composition "Rest in Peace"

​2017- Startstipendium for music and performing arts from Bundeskanzleramt, Austria

Master courses and Festivals:

-2005 at the Australian National University with Prof. Larry Sitsky
-2008 Academie Internationale d'Ete de Nice
-2009 selected in for Workshop with Tan Dun in Grafenegg.
-2010 Film Music course with American film composer Bruce Broughton.
-2011 Workshop for Experimental musical theater with Hans Wüthrich at the University ofof Arts in Berlin.
-2012 composer in residence @ Atlantic Music Festival, Maine, USA,

See also her list of works

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