Yiguo Yan
University of Missouri-Kansas City
112 W 51st Street, Apt #102


Shanghai New Music Week International Call for Score, Shanghai, China, ’16 (ranked first)
Winner of “The American Prize”, Professional Division – New York, USA, ’15 (ranked first)
First Prize “Marion Tournon-Branly”, Fontainebleau, France, ‘11
First Prize “Nancy Van de Vate International Composition Prize for Opera”, Vienna, Austria, ‘08
Third Prize “Shanghai Consevatory’s Composition Competition for Chinese Instruments”, Shanghai, China,‘07

First Prize “Shanghai Chamber Music Composition Competition”, Shanghai, China, ‘06


New Women Weekly Magazine Exclusive Interview, ’16                                                          China Music Weekly Newpaper, Analysis on Yiguo’s large ensemble “The Wild Scribble” by Professor Ren Dandan, ‘16                                                                                                     Johnson County Library Listen Local Project Featured Artist Interview, ’16                                           Chamber piece “The Fate of a Poet”, published by Sichuan Conservatory of Music, ‘16
Chamber Opera “Mirror” by Vienna Masterworks A BMI Publisher; permanent collection of the Library of Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica in Rome, ‘08


University of Missouri-Kansas City,’15–, DMA                                                                  Brandeis University, Music Composition and Theory, ’12 – ’14, M.F.A
Mannes College of Music, Music Composition and Theory, ’08 – ’12, B.M
Shanghai Conservotory of Music, Music Composition and Theory, ’07 – ‘08
Shanghai Music Middle School affiliated to Shanghai Consercatory of Music, Music Composition and Theory, ’04 – ‘07

Principle Teachers:

UMKC: Zhou Long ’15-’16, Chen Yi ’16-17’
Brandeis University: Eric Chasalow, ’13 –’14; Yu-Hui Chang, ’12 –’13
Mannes College of Music: Mario Davidovsky; ’10 –‘12: David Loeb, ’08-’09
Shanghai Conservatory of Music: Lv Huang, ’07 –’08
Shanghai Music Middle School: Yue Miao, ’04 –’07


Thailand International Composition Festival full scholarship ‘16
UMKC Cits Program Teaching Founding and Composition Scholarship ’15-’18
Cortona Sessions for New Music, Toscana, Italy, ‘13
Merit-based scholarship from Brandeis University, Boston, USA, ‘12-‘14
Fellowship of Europe travel study from Brandeis University, Boston, USA, ‘13
Master research Grant from Brandeis University, Boston, USA, ‘13
Fontainebleau Schools of Music and Fine Arts, Fontainebleau, France, ‘11
Merit-Based scholarship from Mannes College of Music, New York, USA, ‘08 –‘12


Johnson County Library, 2016
“Zen Arts Concert” by Yeyan Ni (NYU co-founder), 2014

Piano Teacher
Amadeus Music School, New York, fall ’08-’09
Piano and Theory Teacher
Musipire Professional Music Education, New York, fall ’09-’10
Piano and Theory Teacher
Westerhoff School-Music & Art, New Jersey, fall ’10- spring ’12
Piano and Theory Teacher
New York Music and Arts, New York, fall ’14-’15

Music Directing:
Film Music Directing: Joy Yang “Death and the Maiden”, fall ’12, NYU, New York, USA
Outdoor Performing Art: Joan Chen “Noah’s Ark”, July ’11, Fontainebleau, France