Chen Yi was born in 1953 in Guangzhou, China. She received degrees from the Central Conservatory in Beijing and from Columbia University, New York. She joined the faculty of the University of Missouri-Kansas City and served as composer for other entities including the vocal ensemble Chanticleer. Awards and fellowships are numerous.

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Article from the Living Composers Project notes education, honors, marriage to Zhou Long, and includes complete works list and links.
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Interview transcript from Minnesota Public Radio Music's Bridge of Souls concert paying homage to victims and survivors of war atrocities with interviewer Dan Olson. Includes RAM audio link.
Composer Chen Yi Receives Second Roche Commission
News release detailing award, with scheduled premiere dates in Lucerne, Switzerland and Carnegie Hall, some background on her life and work, and information about the granting organization.
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