Ya-Ting Lee’s compositions have been performed in numerous cities of Taiwan, Czech Republic, Finland, and United States, and also by several distinguished ensembles including National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Percussion Ensemble, Taipei Percussion Ensemble, University of Central Missouri Percussion Ensemble, and Red Fish and Blue Fish Percussion Ensemble.
Ms. Lee is the winner of 2005 Young Composer’s Percussion Composition Competition (Taiwan), 2005 Young Composer’s Composition Competition (Taiwan), 2006 SCI/ ASCAP Composition Commission Competition, 2007 SCI Miami’s Greater Student Composer’s Competition, and 2008 Govermental Literary and Artistic Creation Competition (Taiwan). She has been presented in festivals, such as 2012, 2015, and 2017 Taipei International New Music Festivals, The Thirteenth Biennial Festival of New Music, SCI Region VI Composition Conference, June in Buffalo, and Czech-American Summer Music Institute. Ms. Lee received her D.M. degree in Composition from the Florida State University, M.M. degree in composition from Eastman School of Music, and B.A. degree in composition from Soochow University, Taiwan. She served as a part-time Assistant Professor at the National Sun Yat-Sen University, National Taipei University of Education, National Chia-Yi University, National Kaohsiung Normal University, and is currently serving as a full-time Assistant Professor at the Nation Taipei University of Education.
Vigil (2015), a trio for flute, pipa, and harp, was commissioned by ISCM-Taipei Section and finished in September 2015. The principle thought of this composition is to convey the subtle artistic concept of a poem named “Vigil” by Bai Ling, a Taiwanese poet.