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About Yue

Yue Song is a Chinese composer currently based in Dublin, Ireland. She is a member of Contemporary Music Center and Irish Composers Collective. She began to learn piano in 1997, and in 2007, started to learn music theory and composition.


From 2009 - 2014 she undertook BA Degree studies in Composition at China Conservatory of Music with Professor Wanchuen Shi, in Beijing, China. Following this, she began master’s degree studies in composition at Central Conservatory of Music with Professor Binyang Li in Beijing, China, from 2014 - 2017. In 2018, she moved to Ireland to commence PhD studies under Professor Gráinne Mulvey at TU Dublin Conservatoire, and was awarded her PhD in 2023.


She originally comes from a classical music background, and she is interested in a lot of different styles of music and artforms, especially theater and literature - for this reason she has always been particularly interested in opera and likes to write her own librettos. 


She has composed works in various genres, such as opera, orchestra, Chinese orchestra, various combinations of ensembles, solo pieces, and electronic music, and her pieces have been performed in various music festivals internationally.

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