International Academic and China Program Advisor
Yan is an alumni of the Music Performance master’s program at McNally Smith College of Music and holds a Doctoral Degree in Music Composition at the University of Minnesota. Her work focuses on cross-cultural music composition and performance. As part of this, she has completed artist residencies and served as a composer and performer in countries all over the world including Austria, Italy, and USA. It has been her privilege to work with and learn from artists from many cultures.
Her publications include the album “Glory Times” (contract songwriter and music director) by China Scientific & Cultural Audio Video Publishing Company; the paper “Scene of Sichuan Opera” (co-author with Mingzhu Song) by Sichuan People’s Publishing House; the books Cool Math for Hot Music, All About Music, and Basic Music Technology (co-authored with Guerino Mazzola et. al.) by Springer.
庞艳毕业于McNally Smith音乐学院音乐表演专业、并获得University of Minnesota音乐学院作曲博士学位。她的作品主要为跨文化音乐创作及表演，受邀参演各大国际音乐节，如奥地利、意大利、美国等，也有幸与世界各地不同文化背景的艺术家交流合作。
她的主要出版物有：由中国科学文化音像出版社出版的张雪婷演唱专辑《盛世华章》（音乐总监及作曲）；由四川人民出版社出版的论文《管乐与打击乐<折子戏>及钢琴独奏<川剧场景>的作曲技术比较分析》（与宋名筑合著，被录入《四川音乐学院百名老教授论文作品选集》）；由Springer出版社出版的书籍《Cool Math for Hot Music》、《All About Music》、《Basic Music Technology》（与Guerino Mazzola等合著）等。