portait de Yulin Yan

Yulin Yan

Yulin Yan, born in 1998, is a composer of instrumental and electroacoustic music. Her works are characterized by nuanced timbre and tension, emphasizing the ambiguity of the perception of reality and fantasy. In addition to the sonic layer, the intensity of his works is often created by reference to extra-musical content, including literature, theatrical elements, olfactory art as well as social issues.

Yulin Yan's music has been programmed at various events including Novalis Festival (Croatia), Roadrunner Academy (The Netherlands), Thailand International Composition Festival (Thailand), Futurology Kiosk Project (Germany) and ViU Collaboration Project (Canada). She has also been selected for the Barcelona International Composition Course in 2020 and is the composer-in-residence of the McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble in 2022/23. In addition, she has collaborated with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, the New Zealand String Quartet, conductor Gregor A. Mayrhofer, etc. During her undergraduate studies, she won numerous awards, including second prize from New Music Generation 2021 and third prize from Sun River 2020. She is a graduate of the Sichuan Conservatory of Music (China) where she studied composition with Xiaozhong Yang. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University (Canada) with Philippe Leroux.

Works in le Vivier's repertoire

  • : Post-Pandemic Memo , 2022 for mixte