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2017 Music From China International Composition Prize

Applications are welcome for the 2017 Music From China International Composition Prize. The purpose of the Prize is to promote and encourage the composition of new music for Chinese instruments alone…Continue

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Music From China & Talujon Percussion: Tales from the Cave at LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College

February 25, 2016 from 8pm to 9:45pm
Music From China and Talujon Percussion collaborate in a rare concert of contemporary music for percussion quartet and Chinese ensemble.Harold Meltzer's Guangzhou Circle, commissioned for the collaboration and making its world premiere, represents the composer's intimate response to a work of architecture, a circular skyscraper in China called Guangzhou Circle. The building's design is inspired by the ancient and iconic Chinese image of double jade discs (symbols for infinity) where the…See More
Feb 12, 2016
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Music From China Youth Orchestra Performs in Metropolitan Museum of Art Lunar New Year Festival at Metropolitan Museum of Art

February 6, 2016 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Enjoy the festive sounds of the Lunar New Year with the Music From China Youth Orchestra. Conducted by Artistic Director Wang Guowei, the group of 30 young musicians performs music from different regions of China using traditional instruments such as erhu, yangqin, liuqin, ruan, zheng, dizi, hulusi and percussion. Join the orchestra in a joyous greeting to Year of the Monkey.The Music From China Youth Orchestra encourages Chinese American children, and welcomes all young people interested in…See More
Feb 1, 2016
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Sep 22, 2015
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Music From China Performs in New Music Bryant Park at Bryant Park

June 8, 2015 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
New Music Bryant Park presents award-winning classical and jazz ensembles performing back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America. In this 3rd annual concert series, Music From China will perform an eclectic mix of traditional Chinese and contemporary classical music, with Chen Yi’s CMA commissioned work Three Dances from China South and works by other illustrious composers. Admission is free. See More
May 11, 2015
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Music From China at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

November 21, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
Music From ChinaPremiere Works XXIII30th Anniversary and BeyondNew composed works by Chen Yi, Eric Moe, Huang Ruo, Zhou Long and Wang Guowei celebrate an important milestone in Music From China’s journey of musical exploration. World premieres of music by these remarkable composers written for Chinese instruments alone or combined with Western instruments are presented in New York City and Washington, DC.Thurs. Nov. 20 at 5 pmOpen rehearsal at Chatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway, NYCFri.…See More
Nov 10, 2014
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Music From China Youth Orchestra at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

May 4, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Music From China Youth OrchestraMusic Rainbow: 10th Anniversary ConcertWang Guowei, conductorMarking a ten-year milestone, the orchestra performs Chinese classical and folk repertoire written for string quartet, liuqin concerto, and full orchestra. The young musicians demonstrate their skills on traditional instruments consisting of erhu, gaohu, zhonghu, yangqin, zheng, liuqin, ruan, dizi, hulusi, and percussion.Tickets: $40, $25; $15 students/seniors See More
Apr 22, 2014
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Music From China at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space

October 26, 2013 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Music From China "Premiere Works XXII: Music of Young Composers"Established in 1984, Music From China embraces both traditional and new music in a repertoire of Chinese classical and folk-inspired arrangements and works by living composers. Premiere Works XXII, latest in a series dedicated to contemporary Chinese music, features world premieres of new work by young Chinese and American composers. Fresh and colorful, all the compositions are written with East-West instrumentation creating new…See More
Oct 14, 2013
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The Art of Erhu Music at Chatham Square Library

October 13, 2012 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Erhu master Wang Guowei and students present a lecture and performance on the art of erhu music. Fine nuances and performance techniques that give expression to a piece of music are demonstrated in a program centering on the Chinese 2-string fiddle performing a variety of regional styles. Free admission.See More
Oct 4, 2012
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The Art of Erhu Music at Chatham Square Library

October 13, 2012 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Erhu master Wang Guowei and students present a lecture and performance on the art of erhu music. Fine nuances and performance techniques that give expression to a piece of music are demonstrated in a program centering on the Chinese 2-string fiddle performing a variety of regional styles. Free admission.See More
Oct 4, 2012
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The Art of Erhu Music at Chatham Square Library

October 13, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
Erhu master musician Wang Guowei and students present a lecture and demonstration on the art of erhu music. Fine nuances and performance techniques that give expression to a piece of music are demonstrated in a program centering on the Chinese 2-string fiddle performing a variety of regional styles.See More
Sep 26, 2012
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The Art of Erhu Music at Chatham Square Library

October 13, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
Erhu master musician Wang Guowei and students present a lecture and demonstration on the art of erhu music. Fine nuances and performance techniques that give expression to a piece of music are demonstrated in a program centering on the Chinese 2-string fiddle performing a variety of regional styles.See More
Sep 26, 2012
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Jan 17, 2012
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Jan 17, 2012
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Premiere Works XIX at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space

November 13, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
New compositions in contemporary Chinese music written by young Chinese composers. Program: In Search of Beginnings by ZHANG ZHILIANG (erhu, pipa, zheng, percussion); Thunder in a Drought by LIU JIAN (pipa, zheng, erhu); Legacies by SU XIAO (pipa, erhu, flute, cello, percussion); River Songs by YANG YONG (erhu & cello); Autumn Cicada by LIANG WENXI (pipa solo)
Oct 21, 2010
Nico Daswani left a comment for Music From China
"Hi Susan, I hope you will add some of the MFC music here! Glad you set up a profile--"
May 19, 2010
Music From China has now joined Asian American Arts Alliance
May 14, 2010

Profile Information

Status
Arts Organization
Discipline(s)
Music
In your own words, what is your ethnic identity? (for individuals)
Chinese American
Your Artistic Background/Mission
Chamber ensemble performing traditional and contemporary Chinese music using traditional Chinese instruments or East-West instrumentation
Your Creative Influences
Traditional Chinese music and 20th/21st century new music
Web Link
http://www.musicfromchina.org

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At 3:09pm on May 19, 2010, Nico Daswani said…
Hi Susan, I hope you will add some of the MFC music here! Glad you set up a profile--
 
 
 

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