Born in China, Tianyi Wang is an award-winning composer, conductor, and pianist, whose music vocabulary is diverse and much inspired by subjects beyond music. Tianyi’s repertoire spans over solo, chamber, choral, orchestral, electronic, as well as film scoring, his works have been performed internationally, including CEME 2018 (Israel), Electroacoustic Barn Dance, 2017 MISE-EN New Music Festival, Arizona Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), Collage New Music Composer Colloquium, Audiograft Festival (Oxford, UK), Ashmolean Museum (Univ. of Oxford, UK), Ink&Coda, Et Lux Radio, SCI Regional and National Conferences. Mr. Wang is the winner of 2018 Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) Composition Competition, 2017 Longy Orchestral Composition Competition, and a recipient of 2017 China National Arts Fund. His recent commissions include Alea III, Meitar Ensemble (Israel), Atlantic Music Festival, and Northeast Normal University (Changchun, China). A semifinalist of the Symphony Number One Call for Score 4, Tianyi has also won Gold Award at 2016 Sanya International Choral Festival (Sanya, China). Tianyi Wang’s music will be released by ABLAZE Records in 2018.

Besides being a composer, Tianyi’s outstanding piano skill won him the 2012 William Jewell Artist Competition and led to his concerto debut with Liberty Symphony Orchestra. In 2016, Tianyi Wang collaborated with London Symphony Orchestra in a recording production at Abbey Road Studio, London. In 2015, he founded and directed Qinyin Chamber Ensemble, and led public performances throughout the city of Changchun, China. Tianyi’s research paper on Xibo music was featured at the 31st International Society for Music Education (ISME) World -Conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Tianyi has studied at Moscow Conservatory, William Jewell College (B.S. Composition, Mathematics; Summa Cum Laude; Honor Graduate), Longy School of Music of Bard College (M.M. Composition; Merit Scholarship Recipient), and currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts, where he is continuing his music journey as a Graduate Diploma candidate at New England Conservatory.


Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory | February 9, 2018