Function: Composer WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member
Zhiyi Wang is a multi award-winning composer, he has won numerous top prizes from international composition competitions, and has been appointed as composer-in-residence in many prestigious academies, festivals and organizations from a global scale. He was a core member of the music crew in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition. His works have been performed by prestige artists and leading ensembles including Yuri Bashmet, Lang Lang, Lorin Maazel, as well as many others throughout Asia, North America and Europe.
Regarding film music, Zhiyi collaborated with most acclaimed film directors in China, including Kaige Chen, Yimou Zhang and Hark Tsui. His film scores garnered the Gold Medal from Global Music Awards, and nominations from the World Soundtrack Awards, Hollywood Music in Media Awards and China Academy Awards of Documentary Film. His latest score was to The Battle at Lake Changjin, a blockbuster that became the champion of China’s all time box office and the second highest-grossing film in 2021 worldwide.