Lin Yang, born 1982 in Beijing, composes chamber and orchestral music. She studied with Jia Guoping in Beijing, Cornelius Schwehr in Freiburg and Johannes Schöllhorn in Cologne.

Her music has been performed by Festivals such as Acht Brücken, Münchener Biennale and by ensembles such as Ensemble Recherche, KNM Berlin, Ensemble Emax, Ensemble Octopus, Ensemble Sur Plus, Amaryllis Quartet, Ensemble Courage, Ensemble Adapter etc.

She received the Composers’ Prize (Förderpreis) from Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation. Her music is published by Edition Sikorski. She lives and works in Berlin.