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Toh Yan Ee

Toh Yan Ee (b.2000) is a Singaporean composer whose music fuses elements of spontaneity and organicity. Yan Ee’s music deals with dichotomies within nature - both the phenomena of our physical world, as well as the nature of things. Her works explore gestures through the amalgamation and morphing of timbres and harmonies.

Yan Ee’s music has been performed by TACET(i) Ensemble, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra, Salastina Music Society, Singapore Chinese Orchestra, and Wu Xian Ensemble amongst others. She has presented at events such as St. Petersburg International New Music Festival, International Young Composers Academy Ticino, New Music on the Bayou Festival, Hot Air Music Festival, Thailand New Music and Art Symposium, New Hong Kong Philharmonia Composers Retreat, AMAT Women Composers Competition ‘femfestival’, Singapore Chinese Orchestra Composer Workshop, YST Young Composers’ Academy and Composers Society of Singapore Young Composer Forum.

Her piece iridescent shadows for flute and bass clarinet was awarded the Concertia 2021-2022 Emerging Composers Fellowship, Runner-Up of the Black Bayou Composition Award 2021, and Special Mention at AMAT Women Composers Competition 2021.

Yan Ee is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Composition at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore, under the tutelage of Ho Chee Kong and Adeline Wong.

Listen to her music on SoundCloud and YouTube.

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