Background

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. For more information, visit his personal web site.

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Bienen Professor Hans Thomalla Named Guggenheim Fellow

April 7, 2017

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September 13, 2016

New Music Thrives at Northwestern

June 1, 2016

Join Northwestern’s Arts Circle Celebration

May 18, 2016

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November 3, 2015

Northwestern Hosts Second New Music Conference Nov. 6 to 8

October 15, 2015

Bienen Student Receives Top Award in National Composition Contest

February 4, 2015

Lee Hyla receives a zealous musical tribute at Northwestern

October 17, 2014

December 2011 Music Calendar

November 14, 2011

Jay Alan Yim Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic

February 16, 2010

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