Jia Chai




Jia Chai (Wuahan, China) is a composer and pianist. She received her BA music degree from the Wuhan Conservatory of music in China and her composition teachers have included Liu Jian, Xun­fang Huang and Xi Zhao in China. In 2012, she received her MA in Composition with distinction from the University of York, UK.
Currently she is the PhD Candidate in Composition at the University of York, supervised by Roger Marsh, Ambrose Field and Martin Suckling. She has had performances and collaborations with ensembles and performers including singer Peyee Chen in the INTIME 2014 Symposium at Coventry University, the Diotima and Kreutzer string quartets; The Irish Summer School, Chimera ensemble and YOCOCO ensemble.
She was awarded the top three prize from the China National Composition competition and other awards in Hubei Province before she came to UK.


Composers

Philip Venables
Ayanna Witter-Johnson
Raymond Yiu
Eleanor Alberga
Jacob Fitzgerald
Anna Disley-Simpson
Ruari Paterson-Achenbach
Tom Coult
Lisa Illean
Matthew Grouse
Errollyn Wallen
Oliver Leith
Benjamin Graves
Robin Haigh
Kevin Leomo
Joseph Davies
Элина Вагина
Svetlana Lavrova
Elena Igotti
Mira Calix
Alex Mills
Darren Bloom
Dominic Wills
Alexia Sloane
Anna Appleby
Jia Chai
Andrew Thomas
Emily Hall
Joel Rust
Timothy Salter
Eloise Gynn
Deborah Pritchard
Andy Ingamells
William Marsey
Elis Czerniak
Soosan Lolavar
Kate Whitley
Stevie Wishart
Ewan Campbell
Jethro Cooke
Edwin Hillier
James Joslin
Timothy Cape
Edward Henderson
Stephen Williams
Gareth Wood
Sasha Millwood
Graham Ross
Jeremy Thurlow
James Brady
Kate Honey
Aleksandr Brusentsev
Kim Ashton
Misha Mullov-Abbado
Freya Waley-Cohen
Josephine Stephenson
Ed Scolding
Giles Swayne
Lloyd Coleman
Jonathan Woolgar
William Cole