LIN, Yi-Cheng

LIN, Yi-Cheng

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A Tech-Savvy Composer, Zoe Lin got her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in music composition at the age of 26 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. She has been worked as the Chief Music Officer and Co-founder at AMPai Music, a company that focuses on AI in music composition. Currently, she is working as a musical artist/composer in music technologies. Her works include the music, sound effect, and 3D immersive mixing of “Diving into Siraya” (which was exhibited at The Kaohsiung Film Festival in 2020), the entire project of VR App “VArt Journey”, the entire project and the algorithmic composition in the App “The Forest Breath”, the music design and algorithmic design of the music of sound & light installation “The Image of the Light Score” of the permanent outdoor exhibition of The Taiwan Music Institute, etc.

Besides working on projects of musical arts, she is working as a consultant of AMPai Music right now, supporting the research of AI systems and algorithms in music composition. In the academic area, she has conducted the course design of “Play Music — the Unlimited Possibilities of Digital Music” in the Data Analysis Area of a national-based academic project “ Programming Learning for University Students (http://plus.pro.edu.tw/). She is currently an Assistant Professor and teaching “Learning Programming and Playing Music” at the National Taiwan Normal University, and music composition at the Fu-Jen Catholic University.

She researches music composition with technologies, including algorithmic composition, neural network, sound design, Unity 3D, and Max/MSP. She designed and programmed the prototype and the most important cells of the AI composition systems at AMPai music. The programming language she is using including Python, C#, JavaScript, Swift, and ChucK.

She composes musical works of contemporary classical music, electronic music, and multimedia musical works with 3D video game scenes. Her VR work “Journey into the World of Dimensions” has been invited and performed in 2018 World Saxophone Congress in Croatia, and the VR version of this work has been present worldwide, including WOCMAT-IRCAM Joint Conference 2016 in Taiwan, Klingt gut 2017 in Hamburg, Germany, and Audio Mostly 2017 at the Queen Mary University of London in the UK. Also, she was invited to the Department of Information Systems and Multimedia Design at Tokyo Denki University to present her VR work. “VArt Journey” which is the VR iOS App version of Journey into the World of Dimensions, has been downloaded and played worldwide including the USA, Canada, Russia, UK, Croatia, Germany, Lebanon, Turkey, France, United Arab Emirates, etc.

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Selected works
Zen In Suiboku-ga (Oriental Ink Wash Painting)
2020
Pray for Life
2020
The Breath of the Forest
2019
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Journey into the world of Dimensions VR
2016
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Selected works
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The Breath of the Forest

2019
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Journey into the world of Dimensions VR

2016

Zen In Suiboku-ga (Oriental Ink Wash Painting)

2020

Pray for Life

2020
Opera
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Nostalgia Soprano and chamber ensemble 2006 30'
Orchestral/Concerto Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Taiji—the beginning of the four phenomena Bass clarinet concerto 2008 25'
Lament of the Xiang River Orchestra 2006 8'
River Legent Orchetra 2004 10'
Vocal Works/Choral
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Stray Bird Song Cycle for Tenor 2009 20'
Chamber Music Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
painting Duet for violin and piano 2009 3'
Tide of TIme Clarinet, Harp, Cello, and Bass Drum 2009 20'
Journey to the west Mezzo- soprano and chamber ensemble 2008 17'
24 hours trio Violin, cello, and piano 2007 3'
labyrinth fl. cl. And piano 2007 4'
Wan Xiang Percussion quarter 2007 25'
Music poem Piano trio 2006 2'
Trio Violin, vibraphone, and piano 2004 15'
Woodwind Quintet No. 1 Woodwind quintet 2004 15'
Solo Instrumental Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Refinance of the Three Kingdoms Violin solo 2008 8'
Butterfly valley Viola solo 2007 3'
Electronics
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Music of VR Movie—“Divining into Siraya” Electronics (3D immersive music for VR) 2020 20'
Pray for Life For harpsichord and electronic music 2020 8'
Zen In Suiboku-ga (Oriental Ink Wash Painting) Electronics 2020 7'
Grandma's memories For electronics and sound recordings 2019 7'
Hey Kid For electronics and sound recordings 2019 28'
Star fantasy Electronics 2019 6'
Deadlines Electronics 2017 1'30"
Dialogue Entre Des Temps For saxophone solo and pre-recorded music 2012 10'
“Glorious” Beethoven Electronics 2011 15'
Other
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
“Score of Light”—Music and Light Installations Music and Algorithms of an out door music and light Installation 2020
Searching (Time Sculpture) Music in multimedia (3D video game scenes)(Game version for Snow Sculpture) 2019 10' (more than 10')
The Breath of the Forest Interact Musical App with algorithms 2019 8'
Journey into the world of Dimensions For VR and live saxophone solo 2018 30'
Snow Sculpture For zheng solo and 3D video game scenes 2018 9'
Journey into the world of Dimensions VR VR iOS App 2016 30'

* link to " NCAF online Archive of Grant Fruitages "website (in Chinese)

Title Instrumentation Year Duration
Snow Sculpture For zheng solo and 3D video game scenes 2018 9'