A B O U T
Yin Lu is a London-based composer for media, live performances, and a music producer.
Yin's musical journey has earned him prestigious accolades, including an Honorary Mention at the 2020 European Talent Awards and membership in the BAFTA Connect Programme. Driven by a profound love for blending intricate classical and Eastern minimalist styles with contemporary electronic elements, he studied at the Royal College of Music on the Composition for Screen masters course, and graduated with a first class degree in 2020. Notably, his orchestral compositions garnered praise from Oscar-winning composer Stephen Warbeck. In 2021, he received the endorsement of the Arts Council England for Global Talent, thanks to the recommendation of Oscar-nominated composers Gary Yershon and the Director of the RCM, Colin Lawson.
Yin has composed music for feature films, documentaries, shorts, and animated films showcased at prominent events like Soundtrack Cologne, Encounters Film Festival, and the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. His music for visual arts has also graced renowned venues and events such as Tate Modern, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, and concerts at the Royal Academy of Arts in celebration of its 250th Anniversary.
Born and raised in Guizhou, the PRC, Yin embarked on a career as a screen composer in Shanghai before coming to the UK in 2018. He worked as a composer and orchestrator for award-winning feature films, video games and TV series, collaborating with esteemed artists and orchestras. In 2020, driven by his unwavering commitment to artistic freedom and his passion for advocating human rights, he decided to stay in the UK to build a new career.