Dr. Yijie Wang

Music appreciation / Music theory / Ear training


Yijie Wang was born in Qingdao P.R. China. She absolved her high school degree at the musical high school of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and completed her bachelor’s degree in composition at the Central Conservatory Bijing.


After preparatory language training she continued her studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg with Prof. Michael Hamel with a DAAD scholorship. She completed her diploma in 2011 and did her PhD in 2015 with Prof. Dr. Beatrix Borchard, Prof. Dr. Georg Hajdu and Prof. Xiaoyong Chen as the first foreign student (Dr. mus. Sc.) with her thesis Die Entwicklung der chinesischen Oper im 20. Jahrhundert in Gegenüberstellung zur westeuropäischen Oper der Gegenwart. Her opera Yang Guifei – Die Konkubine des Kaisers had its world premier in Hamburg in 2014.


Dr. Yijie Wang teaches at the International College of Music Hamburg since 2011.