PhD, Harvard University

Coordinator, composition and music technology program. Listed in New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Jay Alan Yim is an internationally recognized composer, with a Kennedy Center/Friedheim award, three BMI and two ASCAP awards, Tanglewood and Aspen fellowships, Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, and three Illinois Arts Council fellowships. Other honors include an appointment as a composer/fellow (1995-96) for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Yim has received commissions from the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Lyon, Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble SurPlus, New Music Consort, Frances-Marie Uitti, National Endowment for the Arts, and Chicago Cultural Center, and performances by  the San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group, Korean Broadcast Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic, Nederlands Radio Filharmonisch, Residentie Orkest Den Haag, London Sinfonietta, Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma, Yefim Bronfman, Sarah Chang, Ian Pace, ICE, dal niente, Arditti Quartet, JACK Quartet, and Spektral Quartet.  Festival presentations for him include concerts at Tanglewood, Almeida, ISCM World Music Days, Darmstadt, Wien Modern, Gaudeamus, Ars Musica, Sendai, Huddersfield, ICMC.  Yim has been recorded by both the New York Philharmonic and Arditti Quartet and is co-founder of the "localStyle" digital media collaborative, with museum installations in Asia, the USA and Europe.


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