Associate Professor of Theory/Composition
Office: School of Music, Room 004A
Phone: (806) 834-2036
ei-Fang Lin received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and her
master's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she also
taught as Visiting Assistant Professor in Composition/Theory prior to coming to Texas
Tech University. Supported by the Frank Huntington Beebe Foundation in Boston and
a George Ladd Paris Prize from UC Berkeley, she also spent three years in France studying
composition and participated in the one-year computer music course "Cursus de Composition"
at IRCAM in Paris.
Awards for her music include those from the Seoul International Competition for Composers (2nd Prize – 2007), Bourges Competition in France (Finalist – 2006, Residence Prize - 2001), Look & Listen Festival Prize in US (1st Prize - 2002), Pierre Schaeffer Competition in Italy (3rd Prize - 2002), SCI/ASCAP Student Commission Competition in US (3rd Prize - 2001), Luigi Russolo Competition in Italy (Honorary Mention -2001), Prix SCRIME in France (1st Prize - 2000), National Association of Composers, USA Competition (1st Prize - 2000), 21st Century Piano Commission Competition in US (Winner - 1999), Music Taipei Composition Competition in Taiwan (Honorary Mention - 1998, Special Prize - 1997). Lin's music has received performances by groups such as the Nieuw Ensemble (Amsterdam), Kammerensemble Neue Musik (Berlin), Ensemble Surplus (Freiburg), Ensemble Cairn (Paris), Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain (Lyon), Armonia Opus Trio (Buenos Aires), Melos-Etos (Bratislava), Ensemble Concorde (Dublin), Contemporary Chamber Orchestra Taipei (Taiwan), Parnassus Ensemble (New York), San Francisco Contemporary Music Players (San Francisco), Alea III (Boston), Washington Square New Music Ensemble (New York), Earplay (San Francisco), North/South Consonance (New York), Chicago Ensemble (Chicago), Yarn/Wire (New York), Empyrean Ensemble (Davis), Left Coast Chamber Ensemble (San Francisco), Nodus Ensemble (Florida), Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan)...among others. Her music has also been presented in international festivals such as the ISCM World Music Days (Hong Kong, Slovenia), Festival Résonances (France), International Review of Composers (Serbia), Asian Pacific Festival (New Zealand), Seoul International Computer Music Festival (Korea), Ostrava Music Days (Czech Republic), Amadeus Piano Festival (US), Festival Synthèse (France), Vancouver Pro Musica Festival (Canada), Festival HTMLLES (Canada), Maxis Festival (UK), ppIANISSIMO Festival (Bulgaria), En Red O Festival (Spain)...etc.