Welcome to Ying-Hsueh Chen's artistic world.
Multi-faceted percussionist/performing artist/pianist;
Visual artist/critical thinker;
Creative and visionary projects;
Theatre; Educator; Producer.
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On July 29, I will be playing 3 short pop-up solo concert in Badesøen festival.
14-06-17 I have uploaded 2 new videos of works by Xenakis and Pierluigi Billone from my Ancestral Modernism solo concert in March 2017.
11-05-17 On May 12, 20:00 CET and May 13, 14:00 CET, the Lake Radio will present me talking about Ancestral Modernism Concert-project plus my solo performance from "Ancestral Modernism Singularity" concert on March 28th, 2017 in Koncertkirken. Let us connect in the air there. http://thelakeradio.com
11-05-17 Here is the newly baked interview for Ancestral Modernism project by Simon Christensen/Passive Aggressive, in which I have revealed many aspect of my life and vision. Read the interview.
03-05-17 I will be playing for the first time with SØS Gunver Rygberg in Syncussion festival in Berlin on May 6, 21:00 in Radiosystem V. Join the facebook event here.
17-04-17 I am very much looking forward to the next 2 Ancestral Modernism spring concert. The next concert is on May 14th, 16:00 in LiteraturHaus, where percussionist Lê Quan Ninh will play solo improvisation. Join the facebook event here.
15-03-17 On 28th of March, 20:00 will be the first concert of Ancestral Modernism Concert-series this year. Please join the evening of timelessness together Learn the vision of "Ancestral Modernism Trilogy" here.
05-10-16 Don't miss "Autunm Ceremony" solo percussion concert on Octbober 9th, 15:00 in Lundehus Kirke, Strødamvej 1, Østerbro. Free Entrance. Please join the facebook event here.
08-09-16 Sori and I will make a masterclass in Rhythmic Music Conservatory on September 8th, 15:30-17:00, in room a118. We are going to share with you about our experiences in incorporating breathing technique, verbalization, infinity signs, and other natural laws into our performance in Korean Shaman Music and Contemporary Music. And we will together discuss with the audiences about how one finds freedom within a strict structure, what sets listeners in trance, and what makes it a tasteful improvisation. Read more here.
29-08-16 "So New-So Old, So Far-So Near" concert-project is starting to making 12 school concerts in Denmark from today until September 6. Sori Choi and I will make a final duo/solo concert-Ancestral Modernism-in Koncertkiren on the 13th of September. Please join us for this very special event. Here is the digital invitation.
12-06-16 "Sounding Image #1-6," music/visual art new app developed by Anders Monrad and me, will be presented on June 13th in Klang Festival. Read more here.
25-05-16 I will be performing a solo improvisation concert reflecting about death on Thursday, 26 of May, 17:15 in Glyptotek, as part of SLOW event. Read more here.
16-02-16 Our concert-project " So New- So Old, So Far-So Near" had its Korean debut in December 2015 in National Gugak Center in Seoul, and part of the concert and interview was broadcasted in Arirang TV. Please enjoy.
18-12-15 " So New - So Old; So Old; So Far - So Near" concert project is going to have its Korean debut on 23rd of December, 8pm in Umyeon Dang in National Gugak center, now with 3 Korean traditional percussionists and me. Thanks to Sori Choi and her Korean teamfor making this concert happening. For the official information in Korean please read here.
08-09-15 I would like to share with you this 20 minutes of " Global Concert" in Aarhus Festuge, featuring Efterklang, Carmen Linares, Tanya Tagaq, Bae Il Dong, Tenniscoat, and much more. It was definitely one of the most visionary concerts I have participated.
How to pronounce my first name: Ying-Hsueh (盈斈). Interesting spelling, but fortunately not difficult to pronounce. One must smile and show large quantities of teeth in order to pronounce my name.
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