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Halt Fail : for saxophone quartet / Austin Yip

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Saxophone
Instruments: sax-s sax-a sax-ten sax-bar

Metamorphosis : for orchestra / Austin Yip

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: picc 2fl 2ob eh 2cl cl-b 2fg cfg 4h 3trp 2trb trb0b tb 2perc str

Miles Upon Miles : for violin and electronics / Austin Yip

Genre: Electronical music
Subgenre: Violin with electronics
Instruments: vl tape

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Halt Fail : for saxophone quartet / Austin Yip

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Saxophone
Instruments: sax-s sax-a sax-ten sax-bar

 

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Yip, Austin

Born in Hong Kong, Austin Yip’s works have been performed worldwide. Places like the United States, Argentina, Scotland, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, China and Australia have seen traces of his performance records. His musical creations are very diverse, ranging from orchestral piece to electroacoustic works, from Western orchestral to folk instruments. All the above shows his knowledge and creativity upon different styles of music.
Yip has participated in numerous music festivals, in which he has worked closely with many world-renowned performers and ensembles. Festivals he participated include the ISCM (Beijing), ACL 2017 (Japan), Thailand International Composition Festival (Thailand), London New Wind Festival (UK), ACL (Vietnam), 17th World Saxophone Congress (France), Singapore Saxophone Symposium, ACL (Singapore), International Rostrum of Composers (Czech), Sguardi Sonori (Italy), World Saxophone Congress (Scotland), Intimacy of Creativity, Hong Kong Arts Festival, ISCM (Australia), ACL (Japan), WOCMAT (Taiwan), Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival (Indonesia), Shanghai Conservatory of Music New Music Week, Asian Art & Cultural Workshop (Korea), Asia Culture Forum (Korea), Hong Kong Asian Film Festival etc. Yip has received commissions from the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Radio and Television Hong Kong, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong Composers’ Guild, Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong Wind Philharmonia, HellHOT! New Music Festival and more.
Yip received his PhD and Master of Philosophy degrees at the University of Hong Kong under the supervision of Dr. Joshua Chan with the support from the University Postgraduate Fellowship and University Postgraduate Studentship. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Music) degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a “high distinction in general scholarship”, and a FTCL in composition. Yip is the holder of CASH Golden Sail Music Award 2017 with his orchestral work “Metamorphosis”, 2018 Chou’s Annual Composition Commission Award, James Kitagawa Memorial Music Scholarship, Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship, Henry Holbrook Scholarship, James King Scholarship, Eisner Prize, Milton C. Witzel Memorial Prize, Rayson Huang Scholarship and CASH Best Commissioned Piece Award.
Yip’s works are published by ABRSM (UK), BabelScores (France), Ablaze Records (US), Navona Records (US), Hugo Production and Hong Kong Composers Guild. He is the chairman of Toolbox Percussion, and is currently a lecturer at the Hong Kong Baptist University.