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Mei-Yi Lee, Taipei 1982.
Percussionist and Performer based in the Netherlands. After achieved her bachelor degree at the National Taiwan University of Arts, she moves to The Netherlands to continue her postgraduate studies at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague under the supervision of Fedor Tunisse, Luuk Nagtegaal, Hans Zonderop. In 2013 she concluded the “Konzertexamen” degree under the guidance Marta Klimasara at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart, Germany, with the support of the Fonds Podiumkunsten and Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds from The Netherlands.
She is highly interested in experimental music, interdiciplinary, collaboration with different field of arts such as dance, theatre, visual and performance art. Her repertoire includes Alvin Lucier, John Cage, Iannis Xenakis, Kaija Saariaho, David Lang, Louis Andriessen, Roger Reynolds, Franco Donatoni, Cort Lippe, Hugo Morales Murguia, Ji Youn Kang and other contemporary composers.
Presently she is a member of SonoLab and iOFloat (Taiwan) , and she has been one of the guest performers for different ensembles such as Slagwerk Den Haag, Asko|Schoenberg Ensemble, Insomnio Ensemble, NJO, the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and collaborated with theater groups including Veenfabriek, De Nieuw Amsterdam, Diamantfabriek, Het Zuidelijk Toneel; as active performer, she has worked with Steven Schick, Henry Vega, Elsa May Averill, and performed in important concert halls and festivals from Europe and Asia such as Tokyo Wonder Site, Gaudeamus, Donaueschingen Festival, Incubate Festival, Holland Festival.