Aiyun Huang

Aiyun Huang

Aiyun Huang enjoys a musical life as soloist, chamber musician, conductor, producer, researcher and teacher. She was the First Prize and the Audience Award winner at the Geneva International Music Competition in 2002. Her past highlights include performances at the Weill Recital Hall, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra’s Green Umbrella Series, LACMA Concert Series, Holland Festival, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Agora Festival in Paris, Banff Arts Festival, 7éme Biennale d’Art Contemporaine de Lyon, Vancouver New Music Festival, CBC Radio, La Jolla Summerfest, Scotia Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, Cool Drummings, Montreal New Music Festival, Centro Nacional Di Las Artes in Mexico City, and National Concert Hall and Theater in Taipei. She is a founding member of Canadian trio Toca Loca. Aiyun has commissioned and championed over 100 works in the last two decades collaborating with composers internationally. She is a researcher at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology in Montreal. Born in Kaohsiung, southern tip of Taiwan, Aiyun holds a DMA degree from the University of California, San Diego. Between 2004 and 2006, she was a Faculty Fellow at UCSD. She is the Chair of the Percussion Area as well as director of the McGill Percussion Ensemble at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Iannis XENAKIS: Persephassa (with red fish blue fish); Komboï (with Shannon Wettstein, harpsichord). (mode 171/73)

Aiyun Huang’s “Save Percussion Theater” — works of Mauricio Kagel, George Aperghis, Vinko Globokar, Javier Alvarez, Jean-Pierre Drouet. (mode 242)

Music in Motion: Percussion in Surround — works of Xenakis, Mâche, Tan and lanza (mode 325, DVD)