Yang Ren (*1987) comes from China. Since graduating from high school, he has studied biology for over 10 years at several Chinese universities. His researches involved ecology, food science, and neuroscience. In 2019, he commenced his composition studies under Toivo Tulev and Helena Tulve at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. As a 2nd year Bachelor student he has already composed a number of pieces, including Piano Trio, Sorrow for string orchestra, Human for six percussions, Vulkaan for mixed choir and Enka for viola solo.