Yuan Peiying

Yuan Peiying began composition studies under A/P Ho Chee Kong and Dr Kawai Shiu at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, concurrently studying piano under Dr Paul Liang. She furthered her music studies in the US on university scholarship under the tutelage of Prof Chen Yi at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (M.Mus 2010), and subsequently with Prof Steven Stucky at Cornell University (M.F.A 2014), where she was concurrently a graduate teaching assistant. Her music has been performed across Asia and North America. Peiying is the recipient of an ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, MMTA/KMTA Commissioned Composer Award, SCI/ASCAP Student Competition Commission Award, and IAWM Libby Larsen Prize, amongst other honours.