Yi-Jia Chen


Composition for Animation, Documentary and Video 
(KASK & Conservatorium / School of Arts Ghent - Belgium) 

Scoring for Screen 
(CNSMD Lyon - France)


Yi-Jia was born in Taiwan and started learning music through the Jaques-Dalcroze method when she was five years old. She studied Applied Music (Music Production, Composition, Pop & Jazz Music) in Tainan National University of Arts (2014-2016). After graduation, she went to Switzerland to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Music and Movement at Haute école de musique de Genève/Genève University of Music (2016-2020).

During her studies, she teamed up with Taiwanese independent singers and composed music for a range of short animations. Furthermore she also composed the music for a musical produced and performed by the students of Université de Genève / Uni Mail. 

Yi-Jia is a film fanatic and an admirer of Broadway Musicals. In her free time, she looks over the boundaries of her classical education, and explores the world of jazz.


Photo © KBF / Robert Słuszniak / Spheresis Foto