Chuang Se-Lien

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Momentum leeds 2012
2 Secret Momentum - Interaktion 2012
3 for slowind - for wind quintet and (live) electronics 2012
4 in and out - for Menai Singing Bridge 2012 90m
5 Jade f.o.o.t. - Musik zum Video 2012
6 Catch the Beatles Catch the Cage 2012
7 Double Fancy Momentum 2012
8 Momentum BEAST 2012
9 SpectraSonic Trombones 2012
10 Enhanced Phenotype - interactive score (iScore) 2012
11 Momentum Huddersfield 2011
12 Momentum 2010
13 Fügung - audiovisual interaction with 3 pianos - contemporary improvisation-concept with algorithmic electronics and video-projection 2009 ~ 15m
14 SpectraSonic VNM - audiovisual interaction - contemporary improvisation-concept with algorithmic electronics and video-projection 2009 ~ 20m
15 I got reason - for 3 percussionists 2009 3m 02s
16 SpectraSonic JIM - audiovisual interaction - contemporary improvisation-concept with algorithmic electronics and video-projection 2009 ~ 20m
17 seuil de saturation - for sextet 2009 4m 08s
18 Elektronische Studie - for percussion solo and audio-realtime processes 2008 12m 36s
19 I always whisper to them - audiovisual realtime-interaction 2008 ~ 25m
20 I am from the universe and you know what it's worth - Irish traditional and contemporary instruments with bass-recorder solo 2008
21 the giants causeway - for piano solo 2008 4m 40s
22 die Wege entstehen im Gehen - Semie Studie - mulit-channel electroacustic piece 2008 9m
23 sarcastic momentum, Belfast - for instrumentalists and computer-performers 2008 ~ 10m
24 who is who - for solo double bass and live playback 2007 6m 5s
25 The Colours of a Wooden Flute, Kopenhagen - for bass recorder 2007 ~ 15m
26 moments musicaux - for mezzo-soprano and string-trio 2007 - 2008 ~ 8m
27 für DissonArt 2007 ~ 5m
28 ... demonstrandum - interactive audiovisual composition and improvisation for arco-piano and a computer-system 2007 ~ 30m
29 Hetz - audiovisual composition for piano 2007 4m 26s
30 J'écoute marcher - for 13 instrumentalists, video-projections and live-electronics 2007 - 2008 16m 30s
31 for Reynolds - interactive audiovisual improvisation for violin and a computer-system 2007 ~ 12m
32 ohne Worte - a funeral march 2006 - 2007 4m 33s
33 The Colours of a Wooden Flute, New York - for bass recorder 2006 ~ 15m
34 interlude for Pi and for Lo - interactive audiovisual improvisation 2006 ~ 6m
35 Percussion for 4 - for 4 percussionists 2006 4m 30s
36 Das Kichern der silbernen Flöte - interactive audiovisual composition / improvisation 2006 ~ 12m
37 Audiovisuelle Echtzeit Prozesse und spontanes Komponieren im Ensemble - interactive audiovisual composition / improvisation 2006 ~ 10m
38 The Colours of a Wooden Flute, London - for bass recorder 2006 ~ 10m
39 The Colours of a Wooden Flute, Belfast - for bass-recorder 2006 - 2008 ~ 15m
40 interlude for Pi and for Io - audiovisual interactive improvisation 2005 ~ 6m
41 für Io - 8-channel computer-composition 2005 6m 26s
42 zum Kirschblütenfest - 8-channel computer-composition 2005 10m 26s
43 Rooming 3 2005 ~ 38m
44 Doppelkonzert - Erinnerung in jedem Laut / interlude for Pi and for Io - interactive audiovisual instrumental-composition / improvisation 2005 ~ 30m
45 Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition 2005 ~ 15m
46 Rooming 2 - ensemble-improvisation 2005 ~ 40m
47 die Heimkehrende - for oboe solo 2004 ~ 6m
48 die Heimkehrende - in two movements for oboe solo 2004 - 2005 6m 22s
49 Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition 2004 ~ 12m
50 Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition 2004 ~ 10m
51 Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition 2004 ~ 15m
52 Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition 2003 ~ 16m
53 a visual crush on you - for yan-zin, computer and visual sampler 2003
54 "Hör'n Sie sich das an!" - sound-synthesis in realtime 2003 ~ 8m
55 liquid pendulum - for clarinet, violoncello and piano 2003 4m 10s
56 Cross-over - audiovisual interaction 2003 ~ 30m
57 Horch! Der Duft der Blüten läutet nach - tape-music 2003 20m 40s
58 Lightingale - audiovisual interactive installation 2003 ~ 1h
59 Horch! Der Duft der Blüten läutet nach - 8-channel ADAT piece (concert-version) 2003 15m 20s
60 für Ensemble Triade - for 2 oboes and English horn 2003 10m 9s
61 infinity op.1-op.4 - artistic video 2003 7m 14s
62 running-figure-lantern - interactive audiovisual instrumental theatre 2002 25m
63 subject of canon - tape-music 2002 18m 46s
64 Yo-Yo - tape-music 2002 38m 49s
65 In der Mitte der Hängebrücke erreichte mich der Ruf des Kuckucks - string-trio for violin, viola and violoncello 2002 ~ 12m
66 In großen Takten singt das Meer - for 2 pianos 2002 ~ 15m
67 In der Mitte der Hängebrücke erreichte mich der Ruf des Kuckucks - 8-channel ADAT piece 2002 5m 12s
68 Algoterix - interactive algorithmic composition 2002
69 a crush on You - for Yan-Zin solo with CD-player, computer and video-projection 2001
70 24-05-01 - for prepared piano, electric guitar & computer 2001 24m
71 Lebens-lauf - audiovisual composition 2001 45s
72 a crush on You - interactive improvisation for yan-zin and computer 2001
73 the Story of Heike - interactive audio-visual story-telling performance 2001 14m 22s
74 living cave - interactive audiovisual installation 2000 - 2001
75 die Reisende - for soprano, (alto-) flute, English horn & percussion 2000 ~ 10m
76 Streichquartett - in two movements 2000 6m 37s
77 Lauf-auf - audiovisual composition 2000 55s
78 in die Weite eines flüsternden Gebetes blicken - band-piece 2000 7m 36s
79 In dem Zeitfluß (in dem fließenden Flüstern) - for 15 instrumentalists 2000 9m
80 Trio - for mezzo-soprano, oboe & violoncello 2000 4m 15s
81 Aloe acutissima - for violin solo 2000 4m
82 DEN FLUSS ANSCHAUEN - art video by Getrude Moser Wagner 2000 7m 27s
83 "... in meinen Beinen" - for daraun, yan-Zin, erhu and percussion 2000 5m 15s
84 "Ich höre wandern in ..." - for xiao, sheng, pipa and guhzeng 2000 4m 41s
85 In dem Zeitfluß - for 13 instrumentalists 2000 - 2001 10m 42s
86 a crush on You - interactive improvisation for Yan-Zin and computer 1999 - 2002
87 Sonic Satie - interactive piece for piano, dis-piano and computer 1999
88 paper wedding - audiovisual improvisation 1999
89 blue elephant - animation-video 1999 2m 2s
90 MetaDancer - tape-music 1999 3m 10s
91 ec-lipse - tape-music 1999 5m 40s
92 cave - tape-music 1999 10m 47s
93 the cat and the mouse - revised version II for guitar, piano and live-electronics 1999 ~ 14m
94 the cat and the mouse - revised version I for guitar, piano and live-electronics 1999 14m 32s
95 Jasmin II - for alto flute and marimbaphone 1999 4m 25s
96 Trinity - animation-video 1999 2m 35s
97 Jasmin - for piano 1998 4m 48s
98 Chant - for clarinet, viola & piano 1998 4m 20s
99 Largo - for clarinet, violin & piano 1998 2m 35s
100 Lini-en - 8-channel ADAT piece with video-projections 1998 4m 31s
101 Die Kraft ist die Linie - 8-channel ADAT piece 1998 4m 31s
102 "- - - - - - - in C" - for guitar, piano & live elektronics 1998 ~ 12m
103 Catch in the Cage 1998 14m 46s
104 holz-blech - wind-quintett for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon 1997 4m 7s
105 Impromptu - piano piece 1997 6m 13s
106 fujpair - tape-music 1997 4m 59s
107 fujpair - for computer and prepared piano 1997 6m 30s
108 Xas - for 2 percussions, 3 violins, viola and double bass 1997 4m 42s
109 grüne Fee mit rotem Schuh - for percussion, violin, viola, violoncello & accordion 1997 - 1998 4m 44s
110 zu zweit - for prepared piano 1996 4m 12s
111 Launenspiel - 8-channel ADAT piece 1996 - 1997 6m 43s
112 bow - tape-music 1996 2m 45s
113 greedy new game - 4-channel ADAT-piece 1996 - 1997 4m 16s
114 parame - tape-music 1996 3m 25s

General Information

Year of Birth:  1965
Date of Birth:  13. August 1965
Place of Birth:  Chiayi, Taiwan
Country of Birth: 
Nationality: 

 

Composer, pianist and media artist. She lives in Austria since 1991.

 

She has travelled to over 15 countries within Europe, Asia, Russia, Canada  and South and North America  for concerts, musical projects and institutional productions, study and research in the following areas: computer music, audio visual interactivity and electronic /electro – acoustic music. She has mounted visual arts and visual reality exhibits and has worked with contemporary instrumental theater, dance performance and art video music.
Chuang has conducted workshops and given guest lectures on Austria, Germany, the UK, the USA, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Since 1996 she has collaborated with Andreas Weixler on the Altelier Avant Austria.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1980 - 1985

Taiwan Provincial Tainan Teachers' College, Taiwan: educational training

1990

Tamkang University, Taiwan: German literature and language studies, Bachelor of Arts

1996
1996

university course for electro-acoustic music

1996

university course for electro-acoustic music

1999

media technology at the Studio for Advanced Music and Media Technology - SAMT, diploma with distinction

1999

media technology at the Studio for Advanced Music and Media Technology - SAMT, diploma with distinction

2005

diploma in composition

various studies in Austria, Germany, Belgium, Holland, England, France, Hungary, Brasil, USA, Russia, China and Japan

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1985 - 1986

Elementary School Kaohsung, Taiwan: director of the children's choir and teacher in natural sciences

1990 - 1991

Tamkang University, Taiwan: assistant at the Department for German studies

1996

ever since collaboration with Andreas Weixler

1996 - 1999

participation in the school project at Styrian schools

1996 - 2013

institutional production, study and research in computer music and interactive audiovisual composition in more than 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Russia, Canada, Southern and North America

1997

ever since member

1997

ever since member

1997

ever since member

1997 - 1998

Parent Teacher Association of the Elementary School Judendorf-Straßengel: piano teacher

1998

ever since member

1998

ever since member

2000

Handelsakademie Freistadt: video-workshop

2000

Theresianum: "Mit allen Sinnen" school-project China/Austria

2000

ever since member

2001

Nagoya City University (Japan): teacher for Computer Music and Media Arts

2002 - 2008

member of the Extra-Choir

2003 - 2004

Tainan National College of the Arts, Department of Applied Music, Taiwan: teacher for Computer Visual Communication

2007

ICMA (International Computer Music Association): ever since member

2012

ever since member

2016

ever since teaching of digital notation techniques and contemporary playing-techniques

numerous national and international workshops and guest lectures at relevant institutes in UK, USA, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Germany and Austria

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1996
1997

European Electroacoustic Music Bruxelles - FeBeME

1997

several performances and world premieres during the concert-series

1998

Festival ElektroKomplex

1999

21st International Week of Studies of Contemporary Music Lüneburg

2000
2000
2001
2002

Seoul International Computer Music Festival

2003

Busan International Digital Technology Music Festival

2003

EuCuE - Computer Music Festival Montreal

2003

Kryptonale Berlin

2005
2005
2005

Logos Tetrahedron Gent

2005

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
2000
2000

Asian Culture Link for the Taiwanese ensemble CFMW

2003

City Museum Innsbruck

2005

Hidden Museum

2011

Taiwan Computer Music Association

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1996

composer in residence

1999

Sheffield University Sound Studio: composer in residence

1999

scholarship for Silicon Graphics Studio Training

2002

International Symposium on Electronic Art Nagoya (ISEA): selection

2003

promotion for compositions

2004

Electronic Music Studio TU Berlin: composer in residence

2006

work scholarship

2006

promotion for compositions

2007

selected for a commissioned work

2008

scholarshop for foreign studies

2008

International Academy of Media Arts and Science (IAMAS), Ogaki / Japan: Composer in residence

2008

Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Belfast / Nothern Ireland: Composer in residence

2011

promotion for compositions

2012

work-scholarship

2013

work-scholarship

2013

promotion for compositions

2013

Research Centre for Electroacoustic Composition, Performance and Sound Art at the University of Manchester (NOVARS) / Großbritannien: Composer in residence

2014

Austrian State scholarship for composition

2015

KIM, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee's International Music Programme / Visby International Centre for Composers (VICC): selection

2017

Visby International Centre for Composers (VICC): Composer in residence

Performer of (Composition)

"- - - - - - - in C" - for guitar, piano & live elektronics
a crush on You - interactive improvisation for Yan-Zin and computer
a visual crush on you - for yan-zin, computer and visual sampler
Das Kichern der silbernen Flöte - interactive audiovisual composition / improvisation
Der letzte Wassermann - 4 Kanal Computerkomposition mit live-arco Klavier
Die Grenzen des Zufalls
Double Fancy Momentum
Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition
Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition
Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition
Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition
Erinnerung in jedem Laut - interactive audiovisual instrumental composition
for Reynolds - interactive audiovisual improvisation for violin and a computer-system
Hetz - audiovisual composition for piano
I always whisper to them - audiovisuelle Echtzeit Interaktion
I always whisper to them - audiovisual realtime-interaction
I am from the universe and you know that it's worth
I am from the universe and you know what it's worth - Irish traditional and contemporary instruments with bass-recorder solo
interlude for Pi and for Io - audiovisual interactive improvisation
interlude for Pi and for Lo - interactive audiovisual improvisation
MAIN!Waves
Momentum
O.zon - interactive composition
Secret Momentum - Interaktion
Sonic Satie - interactive piece for piano, dis-piano and computer
SpectraSonic Trombones
the cat and the mouse
The Colours of a Wooden Flute, London - for bass recorder
The Colours of a Wooden Flute, New York - for bass recorder
u/hhua-ghua - interactive composition with Realtime Processing
Zerbrochene Schalen 1 - Geborgenheit
Zerbrochene Schalen 3 - Nichts - no thing - Computerkomposition aus zeitgenössischer Instrumentation
Zerbrochene Schalen 3 - Nichts - no thing - Computerkomposition aus zeitgenössischer Intrumentation

Librettist of (Composition)