Archive: 2010-2015

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2015
Exhibitions & Performances
Dartmouth & New York Theatre Workshop Stuck Elevator · Hanover
Frye Art Museum Mò Shēng 墨声 Ink Sound · Seattle
Headlands Center for the Arts Piano Concerto–Houston · Sausalito
Leah Stein Dance Company & Mendelssohn Club TURBINE · Philadelphia

Residencies
Advanced Computing Center for the Arts & Design Residency · Ohio State University
Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech Trigger · Blacksburg
Weston Playhouse Artists Retreat · Vermont

Presentations
APAP Global Performing Arts Conference Up Next · New York
Leah Stein Dance Company & Mendelssohn Club TURBINE Roundtable · Philadelphia
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts The YBCA 100 · San Francisco

Service & Teaching
Cornish College of the Arts Music Composition/Theory · Seattle
Creative Capital Art Business Management · Palm Beach
Creative Workforce Fellowship Music Panel · Cleveland

2014
Awards
New Music USA Project Grant for Turbine · USA
Noel Awards Outstanding Original Score Nomination · San Diego
Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Original Music Award Nomination · San Francisco
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music Performing Ensembles Grant · USA

Performances & Recordings*
American Conservatory Theater The Orphan of Zhao (趙氏孤兒) · San Francisco
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Piano Concerto* · Houston
La Jolla Playhouse The Orphan of Zhao (趙氏孤兒) · San Diego
March Music Moderne IV Tangosa · Portland
Symphony Space Sundance... Sings! · New York

Residencies & Writing
Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech Trigger Residency · Blacksburg
Creative Capital Blog Artist-to-Artist: Byron Au Yong Interviews Dohee Lee · USA
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Piano Concerto Residency · Houston
Hermitage Artist Retreat · Manasota Keys
International Festival of Arts & Ideas Trigger Residency · New Haven
Leah Stein Dance Company TURBINE Residency · Philadelphia

Service & Teaching
3Arts Music Awards Judge · Chicago
APAP Conference Creative Capital Workshop · New York
APAP Pre-Conference Arts Leadership Think Tank · New York
Creative Capital Art Business Management · Detroit
Creative Work Fund Performing Arts Panel · San Francisco
International Festival of Arts & Ideas Can Art Mediate Conflict? · New Haven
League of American Orchestras Conference Collaborating with Asian Communities · Seattle
Photo Center NW Asian Men in the American Media Workshop · Seattle
Science Leadership Academy Music Composition Workshops · Philadelphia
Virginia Tech Peace and Violence Course Guest Teaching · Blacksburg

2013
Awards
Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Outstanding Original Musical: Stuck Elevator · San Francisco

Exhibitions
Frye Art Museum Chamber Music · Seattle
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Party Pieces Exhibition · Leipzig

Performances & Recordings*
American Conservatory Theater Stuck Elevator* · San Francisco
Chapel Performance Space Welladay! Welladay! Wayward Love Songs* · Seattle
Chicago Composers Orchestra Occupy Orchestra 無量園 Infinity Garden* · Chicago
International Festival of Arts & Ideas at Long Wharf Stuck Elevator · New Haven
The Party Pieces Project at Miller Theater Kiss/Kuss/吻 · New York

Presentations
Grantmakers in the Arts Conference Idea Lab · Philadelphia
International Festival of Arts & Ideas Working Across Cultures · New Haven
TCG Conference Edge Effect: How Diversity Fuels Creativity · Dallas
The Association of American Cultures What is American Culture? · Providence

Residencies & Writing
American Conservatory Theater The Orphan of Zhao Workshop · San Francisco
Creative Capital Artist Advisor Creative Capital Retreat · Williams College
Grantmakers in the Arts Reader Arts & Social Change · USA
Opportunity Agenda Creative Change Retreat · Sundance
Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at MASS MoCA Trigger Residency · North Adams

2012
Awards
NEFA National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant · USA
Sundance Institute Time Warner Foundation Fellowship · USA

Performances & Recordings*
Chapel Performance Space Magma Festival · Seattle
Seattle Art Museum O(pa)pera · Seattle
Spectrum Dance Theatre Petruchska · Seattle
Velocity Dance Center Flashes of Brilliance · Seattle
YIJU 移居 Amazon | CD Baby | iTunes | Present Sounds Recordings* · Seattle

Residencies & Writing
American Conservatory Theater Stuck Elevator Workshop · San Francisco
Regional Taiko Gathering Imagining a Future for Taiko · Portland
Rutgers University Social Media, Storytelling & Performance · Newark
Wing Luke Museum Stuck Elevator Workshop · Seattle

Service & Teaching
Cornish College of the Arts Listening to Music, Rhythmic Fundamentals · Seattle
Regional Taiko Gathering at Portland State University Composition Track · Portland
TCG Conference Devised Theatre Creation & Touring · Boston

2011
Awards
Cornish College of the Arts Faculty Development Award · Seattle
Office of Arts & Culture CityArtists Projects · Seattle

Performances
Portland Taiko at Shastayama News · Mt Shasta
Seattle Symphony Garden of Remembrance Kidnapping Water: Bottled Operas · Seattle
Spectrum Dance Theatre at The Moore The Mother of Us All · Seattle
Velocity Dance Center Big BANG Remix · Seattle
Whim W’him at Intiman Theater 3Seasons reSet · Seattle

Presentations
Radar LA at the TCG Conference Stuck Elevator · Los Angeles
Staging Sustainability at York University Kidnapping Water: Bottled Operas · Toronto

Residencies & Writing
NewMusicBox The North American Taiko Conference · USA
Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at The Banff Centre Stuck Elevator Residency · Canada
Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at White Oak Stuck Elevator Residency · Yulee

Service & Teaching
Cornish College of the Arts Art & Social Justice, Music, Rhythmic Fundamentals · Seattle
NATC, Stanford University Seven Ways to Develop Material · Palo Alto
Seattle Art Museum My Favorite Things Tour · Seattle
Wallace Foundation & ArtsWA Arts Innovation · Seattle
Wallace Foundation & ArtsWA Engaging Young Adult Audiences · Seattle

2010
Performances
International Festival of Arts & Ideas Stuck Elevator Workshop · New
Haven
Jack Straw Productions Erik Satie’s Vexations · Seattle
May Day! May Day! at Town Hall Kidnapping Water: Bottled Operas · Seattle
Occultural Music Festival Anna Homler & Friends · Seattle
On the Boards 3Seasons · Seattle
Portland Taiko at Newmark Theater Home and News · Portland
Portland Taiko at Winningstad Theater Fifteen · Portland
Portland Taiko at Winningstad Theater Home and News · Portland
Spectrum Dance Theatre at The Moore Farewell · Seattle

Residencies
Yale Institute for Music Theater Stuck Elevator Residency · New Haven

Service & Teaching
Chen Dance Center Stuck Elevator Fujianese Advisor Reading · New York
Columbia City Gallery 保重 Farewell Exhibition Curator · Seattle
Cornish College of the Arts Listening to Music, Rhythmic Fundamentals · Seattle
On the Boards 12 Minutes Max Curator · Seattle
Rasmuson Foundation Dance, Music & New Media Panel · Anchorage
Regional Taiko Gathering at University of Washington Chinese Drumming Patterns · Seattle
Wallace Foundation & ArtsWA Changing Demographics · Seattle
Wallace Foundation & ArtsWA Engaging Audiences · Seattle


Dedicated to intercultural collaboration, Byron Au Yong composes songs of dislocation, music for a changing world. He teaches in Performing Arts & Social Justice at the University of San Francisco.

Byron Au Yong & Christopher Yohmei Blasdel: BreathPlay
BreathPlay

Byron Au Yong: Kidnapping Water: Bottled Operas
Kidnapping Water:
Bottled Operas
Byron Au Yong: Yiju
YIJU 移居