Friday, July 22nd 8:30pm at Crashbox
WANG Ziyu is a composer currently residing in Phoenix, Arizona. She was born in Tianjin, China. She is interested in transcultural influences in music, musical metaphors, and portrait doodling, and her works have been performed at the Nief-Norf Summer Festival (Knoxville, TN), and the SPLICE Festival (Kalamazoo, MI), as well as in Italy and China. Her works feature acoustic instruments and ensembles, as well as electronics and multimedia. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Music Composition at Arizona State University, and she teaches music theory and composition. Before studying composition, she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and was a Formula Student racer.
In this presentation she will be joined by James Tabata performing her piece ‘A Monkey Reaching for the Moon’ (2021)