Stephen Yip

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Stephen Yip’s music have been described as post-modernist in style, with Asian roots, gives the inner colors of an advanced spatial sense…….
Yip was born in Hong Kong and now living in U.S.A. He received his doctor of musical arts (D.M.A.) at Rice University and bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, studied with Law Wing-fai, Clarence Mak, and Arthur Gottschalk. He has attended major music festivals including: Wellesley Composers Conference, Aspen Music Festival, Asian Composers’ League, ISCM World Music Days, Chinese Composers’ Festival, IMPULS Ensemble Akademie, Luxembourg, the International Summer Course for New Music, Darmstadt, Germany, Wellesley Composers’ Conference. Residencies include: the Atlantic Centre for the Arts, Yaddo Colony and MacDowell Colony.
Yip’s works have been performed in the Asia, Europe and America. He has received several composition prizes, included “Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award”, “Taiwan Music Center International Composition Prize”, “Robert Avalon International Prize”, “Singapore International Composition Competition for Chinese Orchestra”, the ALEA III composition Competition, and the 2010 Alvarez Chamber Orchestra Freestyle Composition Competition, London, England. His works are recorded in the ERM-Media, PARMA, Capstone, North South recording, Ablaze records, ATMA Classique, and Beauport Classical labels.
Yip is a member of the SCI, NACUSA, and ASCAP. Currently, he is on the music faculty at Houston Community College and works as a freelance composer.
More information: www.stephen-yip.com
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Quatuor à Cordes


Luminosity Etude Luminosity Etude (2017) – Stephen Yip (Hong Kong/USA, 1971) Mivos Quartet Commissioned by the VIPA Festival for the Mivos Quartet Premiered July 7, 2017 in Valencia, Spain Recording Engineer: Jason Thorpe Buchanan Mixed by Jacob Sachs-Mishalanie (2017)
Distant Voices for string quartet (2012)

Groupe de Chambre (2 - 4 instruments)


Luminosity Etude Luminosity Etude (2017) – Stephen Yip (Hong Kong/USA, 1971) Mivos Quartet Commissioned by the VIPA Festival for the Mivos Quartet Premiered July 7, 2017 in Valencia, Spain Recording Engineer: Jason Thorpe Buchanan Mixed by Jacob Sachs-Mishalanie (2017)
Seeing Sound, Hearing Light, 《日光下澈》 Stephen Yip - Seeing Sound, Hearing Light (日光下澈) (2017)
Insight II for ensemble (2015)
Peace of mind for trio (2014)
Distant Voices for string quartet (2012)
Dark Shadows for ensemble (2011)
By the Lotus Pond 《蓮葉清響》 Wuji (Ruan) ensemble (2010) 無極彈潑 (2010)

Instruments et électronique


Ding II For guzheng and string quartet (2016)
Hermit For chamber ensemble (2014)
Awaiting the Dawn, 群鶴待曉 "Awaiting the Dawn (群鶴待曉)" for chinese ensemble (dizi, sheng, yangqin, pipa, zhong ruan, zheng and erhu) Forum Music Ensemble (十方樂集) @ Soochow University Performing Arts Center (2011)

Grand Ensemble (20 - 35 instruments)


The silence of whisper for wind ensemble (2016)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


In a silent way For string orchestra (2014)
Realm of the Immortals for ensemble (2012)
Awaiting the Dawn, 群鶴待曉 "Awaiting the Dawn (群鶴待曉)" for chinese ensemble (dizi, sheng, yangqin, pipa, zhong ruan, zheng and erhu) Forum Music Ensemble (十方樂集) @ Soochow University Performing Arts Center (2011)
By the Lotus Pond 《蓮葉清響》 Wuji (Ruan) ensemble (2010) 無極彈潑 (2010)
Dark Shadows for ensemble (2011)
Ding II For guzheng and string quartet (2016)
Distant Voices for string quartet (2012)
Hermit For chamber ensemble (2014)
In a silent way For string orchestra (2014)
Insight II for ensemble (2015)
Luminosity Etude Luminosity Etude (2017) – Stephen Yip (Hong Kong/USA, 1971) Mivos Quartet Commissioned by the VIPA Festival for the Mivos Quartet Premiered July 7, 2017 in Valencia, Spain Recording Engineer: Jason Thorpe Buchanan Mixed by Jacob Sachs-Mishalanie (2017)
Peace of mind for trio (2014)
Realm of the Immortals for ensemble (2012)
Seeing Sound, Hearing Light, 《日光下澈》 Stephen Yip - Seeing Sound, Hearing Light (日光下澈) (2017)
The silence of whisper for wind ensemble (2016)