Wenxin is a native of Chongqing, China, and is finishing her PhD degree in composition at the University of Iowa. There, she grew a passion for arts administration when she served at the Center for New Music as research assistant and at the Society of Composers’ Student Chapter as secretary. In 2022, Wenxin joined WCO as personnel and operations coordinator and she looks forward to bringing music to the great community of Madison.
As a professional composer herself, Wenxin’s music has been featured in a variety of festivals, including Aspen Music Festival, Composers Conference, RED NOTE New Music Festival, SCI National Conference, National Student Electronic Music Event, Midwest Graduate Music Consortium, FSC New Music Festival, and Midwest Composers Symposium. Her music has also been performed by the JACK Quartet, Ensemble Dal Niente, Accroche Note, and H2 Quartet. Wenxin received her master’s degree in composition from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and bachelor’s degree from Sichuan Conservatory of Music.
In her free time, Wenxin loves ballroom dancing, kayaking, playing board games, and spending time with her husband Soroosh and their dog Monty.