Weiwei XU, composer, pianist
She loves ACG culture, coffee, pen, ink, and paper, and finds the sound of biting an apple unpleasant.
Her work has been performed in Germany, Austria, Singapore, Norway, and Spain. She communicated and collaborated with many outstanding young musicians and chamber group, including: Ensemble Ascolta, Ensemble TIMF, Neue Musik Ensemble der KUG, PPCM der KUG, YSTCM musicians...
She studied piano and music theory with W. Zhou.
Her composition mentors are M. YUE, B. Furrer, K. Lang, and P. I. Edwards.
She studied at Shanghai Music School -> National University of Singapore -> University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.
In 2013, selected composer, DIAN RED KECHIL International Young Composers Residency.
In 2015, she was invited to record her voice in IRCAM Paris for C. Czernowin's new opera work Infinity Now.
In 2016, she received Jahresstipendium der KUG.
In 2018, her work was selected into the ENSEMBLE SCHALLFELD Call for Scores.
In 2020, oh, city, a large-scale chamber music piece, won the third place in the Chamber Music Group of the ACADEMIA MUSICA International Composition Competition in Vienna, Austria (there is no age limit in this competition).
2020, finalist of FRANZ SCHUBERT International Trio Composition Competition.