Byron Au Yong creates musical events scored for Asian, European, and hand-made instruments. His works have been featured in venues that include the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, Seattle Aquarium, and Tokyo Art Museum.

Recent projects include Piao Zhu: Flying Bamboo created for the Seattle Asian Art Museum, Surrender: A T'ai Qi Cantata commissioned by The Esoterics and YIJU: Songs of Dislocation developed at the Jack Straw New Media Gallery. Find out more at

Producer / Editor - Patricia O'Brien |
DP - Gabriel Miller |
additional footage thanks to Jean-Stephane -

Mike Au Yong
Nelly and Fred Schaffner

Video footage
Eric Rockey

Stuck Elevator performer
Paul Kikuchi

Piao Zhu: Flying Bamboo performers
Karen Akada Sakata
Kelsey Furuta
Karen Lindenberg

Kidnapping Water: Bottled Opera performers
Emily Greenleaf
Stuart McLeod
Dean Moore
Ben Morrow
Jeremiah Oliver
David Stutz
James Whetzel

Seattle Asian Art Museum
Bumbershoot Festival of the Arts

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Credits (alphabetical):

Karen Akada Sakata, Mike Au Yong, Bumbershoot Festival of the Arts, Kelsey Furuta, Emily Greenleaf, Jean-Stephane, Paul Kikuchi, Karen Lindenberg, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Stuart McLeod, Dean Moore, Ben Morrow, Jeremiah Oliver, Eric Rockey, Nelly and Fred Schaffner, David Stutz, James Whetzel

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