Reylon Yount, from San Francisco, CA, graduated from Harvard with a degree in Environmental Science and Public Policy. He has conducted research for environmental organisations in China, Australia, and the U.S, and was elected first marshal of his graduating class. A professional yangqin player, Reylon has performed internationally with Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad Ensemble and appeared on their Grammy-winning album, "Sing Me Home." Reylon completed his MA Music in Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies and MMus Sonic Arts at Goldsmiths. He now co-directs Tangram, the artist collective envisioning a world beyond the China-West dichotomy.