Tiange begins pursuing her Ph.D. in composition at the University of California, San Diego in the fall of 2016 where she studies with Roger Reynolds. She completed her master's degree at Yale University with David Lang, Martin Bresnick, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Hannah Lash, working at Yale College as a teaching fellow in music technology. In 2014, she earned a Bachelor of Music degree at Manhattan School of Music, studying with Nils Vigeland and Reiko Fueting. Her mentors also include Caspar Johannes Walter and Marco Stroppa, and she also completed an exchange program at Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart from 2012 to 2013.
Besides concert music writing, Tiange also contributes to collaborative projects with visual artists, dancers, filmmakers and theater producers. She studies contemporary dance and theatre design in the UCSD theatre and dance department at the same time with her Ph.D. of Music journey. Tiange is interested in sociology and anthropology; she has done several projects about contemporary issues, which she concerns.