Bihe Wen was born in China in 1991. His works include instrumental and electroacoustic music. He is interested in the relationship between traditional aesthetics and language of sound composition. He was awarded First Prize in 2011 Musicacoustica-Beijing competition, Jury Special Mention for innovation in the use of the sound material in XXVIII Luigi Russolo Contest, First Prize in Monaco International Electroacoustic Composition Competition CICEM 2014, and 2016 Leibniz’s Harmonies Prize. His acousmatic work has been selected as the designated work to be performed and analyzed by the participants to Concours de Spatialisation «Espace du Son» 2012 in Brussels.
His music has been performed at concerts and festivals in Beijing (Musicacoustica), Shanghai (Electronic Music Week 2015), Italy (Turin Confucius Institute), Brussels (L’Espace du Son 2012), France (UN SON PAR LA Festival 2012), Vienna (ElectroAcousticProject), Stockholm (Sound and Music Computing Conference 2013), New York (2014 NYCEMF), Monaco (Monaco Electroacoustique 2015), Denton (41st International Computer Music Conference 2015) and Swiss (Contemporary Music Festival Forum Wallis 2016).
He began to study electronic music at Central Conservatory of Music Middle School in 2007. He studied electroacoustic music composition under Professor Xiaofu Zhang and Dr. Peng Guan, and received his Bachelor of Music from Central Conservatory of Music (Beijing). Since 2016, he has studied composition under Professor Panayiotis Kokoras.
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Zhuhai (China), 1991
Residence: Belfast (Northern Ireland, UK)