Welcome to Ying-Hsueh Chen's artistic world.
Multi-faceted percussionist / Performing artist
Critical thinker / Composer
Visionary projects / Teater
Educator / Producer
Here you can be part of the ungoing collective exploration of sound, rhythm, and humanity:
Ancestral Modernism is thrilled to present its first weekend community-concert in “Bådehuset” in Teaterøen, with violist Marius Ungureanu and bassist Marco Zamutto, who will take you to another realm with the picturesque Romanian folk music, the kind of music that goes directly to your heart. Ticket
13-09-2022: Xenakis 100 years celebration concert will take place on October 11, 2022, 19:00 in the Royal Library, Copenhagen, with stunning musicians such as JACK quartet (US) and Maciej Nerkowski (PL). This is a concert of many years dream coming true. Secure your ticket here.
10-11-2021: Ancestral Modernism's last concert this year will take place in Grundtvigs Kirke on November 11, 19:30. A meditation on material, sound, and architecture. A concert not to be missed! More info
09-10-2021: "Ying-Hsueh Chen: An Architectural Concert-Walk // Copenhagen Architectural Festival x Thorvaldsens Museum" will take place on October 13, 16:00. More info
05-07-2021: Ancestral Modernism: Element 2021 will be presenting 7 groundbreaking concerts this year. The next 5 concerts are already happening next week, as are part of Copenhagen Jazz Festival. Read more here.
03-01-2021 Ancestral Modernism Tri(o)logy New Year's Virtual Concert will be premiered on my Youtube Channel on January 3, 2021, 14:00 CET. Together we will immerse in the world of sound beyong time and space, and from a space of centeredness, we will send blessing to the earth and humanity. Here is the Link
for the event and see you very soon!
24-05-2019 On June 2, 16:00 the two Short film "Maskine" and "Mani.Matta" by Rikke Benborg and me will be shown in Cinemateket, followed by an artistic talk and a reception. This event is a part of Klang - Copenhagen Avant Garde Festival. Info & Ticket
05-04-2019 Raw Elegance: Percussion & Architecture International Tour is coming in April in Sweden, Denmark, and Switzerland! Read the tour-plan and vision here.
24-01-19, Lê Quan Ninh's free improvisation workshop will be held on February 9, 14-15:15 in Osramhuset. Learn & Register
19-01-19, Junko Ueda's Shomyo Chant workshop will be held on February 9, 10-13 in Osramhuset. Learn & Register
17-01-19 "Ancestral Modernism Tri(o)logy" with Junko Ueda, Lê Quan Ninh and me will debut on February, 10 in Vinter Jazz Festival. This is a very special concert not to be missed! Learn more here
31-10-18 My debut percussion solo album "Raw Elegance" is now available on store. The itune release will be in January 2019.
On November 10th, I will present a very special release concert under G((o))ng Tomorrow Festival in Alice CPH. Ticket/Info.
13-09-18 Ying-Hsueh is the recipient of Danish Composer's Society's "Musikprisen 2018". Read about the price in Danish 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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