Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh, composition - Graduate Recital

Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh, composition - Graduate Recital
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
5:00 pm
Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater

Composer Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh presents her PhD dissertation recital.

  • The Warmth of the Nebula (2016) - for solo piccolo (Michael Matsuno) and 8-channel fixed media
  • Half-Open Beings (2017) - for mixed septet 
  • Radius (2017) - for solo pianist (Kyle Adam Blair)

Performers: Kyle Adam Blair (piano), Michael Matsuno (flute), Kyle Motl (contrabass), Ben Rempel (percussion), Madison Greenstone (clarinets), Judith Hamann (cello), and Kathryn Schulmeister (contrabass)

Born in Taiwan and raised between New Zealand and Australia, Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh's interest in composition focuses on the notion of space in musical, personal, and physical resonances. Hers works have been commissioned and performed by entities such as Beijing Modern Music Festival, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, The Song Company, Syzygy Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente, Platypus ensemble, Ensemble Multilaterale, Quartetto Maurice, Momenta Quartet, The Mivos Quartet, Thin Edge New Music Collective and Arcko Symphonic Ensemble.

Additionally, Annie's music has been featured in festivals including Metropolis New Music Festival, OzAsia Festival, The National Gallery of Victoria 'Melbourne Now' exhibition', Mise-en Festival, Wien Modern, NUNC!2 (Chicago), Tectonic Festival 2016 (Adelaide), ISCM World Music Days 2016 (Tongyeong, Korea) and EUREKA! Musical minds of California (Cal State Fullerton).

Annie is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of California, San Diego, working with Lei Liang and Katharina Rosenberger. Prior to joining UCSD, Annie completed her bachelor's (first-class honours) and master's degrees from University of Melbourne (2006, 2010), with Stuart Greenbaum and Brenton Broadstock.

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