ALYN & SunJessie

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AYLN & SunJessie will perform on March 18, 2023 at 7:40PM ET
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AILEEN PING-CHEN SHEN (DJ AYLN), Multi-Disciplinary Artist, DJ, Music Producer, Studio Recording and Mixing Engineer, SoundDesigner, Percussionist, Live Electronic performer, VJ, Dancer from Taiwan. Grew up multicultural in Japan, Shanghai, Macao and the UK. Classically, trained as Percussionist has performed and commissioned installations, performances, theatres, across the world including Japan, HongKong, the UK, the US, Austria and Macao. Interested in Electronic Performance using interactive technology such MiMU Gloves, Max MSP, Sunhouse Trigger and sensory Percussion and other controllers. Working as a DJ in the underground dance music scene in the genre of techno, house, IDM and more. Currently a senior, President of Berklee DJ club and awarded scholarships, studying at Berklee College of Music duo Major in Music Production and Engineering and Electronic Production and Sound Design.

SunJessie is an artist who explores the boundaries between experimental electronic music and digital media art. With a focus on the organic connections between various forms of expression, SunJessie creates unique and captivating works that challenge the audience’s perceptions and emotions. Based on his background in experimental electronic music production, SunJessie creates music characterized by avant-garde soundscapes and cutting-edge technology. He also incorporates elements of digital media art, such as dynamic and interactive features, into his performances to create fully immersive experiences for his audience. SunJessie’s work is driven by his interest in the relationship between technology and human emotion. He seeks to create a sense of connection between the audience and the digital realm. By exploring the organic links between different forms of expression, he aims to create a deeper understanding of the human experience and technology’s role in shaping it.

SunJessie – Logical Love
SunJessie – {re|in}surrection

Alexander Wu

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Alexander Wu will be featured in the Festival’s installations
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Alexander Wu is a composer, pianist, electronic producer, and improviser based in Boston. His music explores the relationships that exist within sound, between sound and society, and among those who make sound. He has composed in and between various styles, including contemporary classical, jazz, and electronic music. His work is often inspired by noise, the physicality of sound, and the intervening space created through the translation of a medium, language, or culture. 

Alexander is currently pursuing his BMus in both Composition and Electronic Production and Design at Berklee College of Music, where he has received the Earl Brown Composition Award and the Performance Division Piano Award. He also minors in Creative Coding. He has studied with esteemed composers such as Alexandra du Bois, Evan Johnson, Julia Wolfe, and Chen Yi, and received readings and recordings from Mivos Quartet, loadbang, unassisted fold, cellist Ariel Barnes, pianist Keith Kirchoff, and trumpeter Sam Wells. His composition mentors at Berklee include Beth Denisch, Gabriele Vanoni, and Marti Epstein.

Since September 2021, Alexander has served as President of Society of Composers at Berklee, a student-led group dedicated to fostering a community for composers to learn and grow from each other. So far, he has helped produce five concerts featuring student composers and performers and conducted a number of interviews with guest composers. 

Alexander was born in 2000 and grew up in Lishui, China. In his spare time, he enjoys making beats, reading mundane short stories, and cooking.