HORIZON: Melody of China
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The concert will feature performances by Melody of China artists Yangqin Zhao on yangqin (hammered dulcimer and artistic director), Gangqin Zhao on guzheng (zither), Wanpeng Guo on sheng (mouth organ), Xian Lu on dizi (bamboo flutes) along with guest artists: Shenshen Zhang on pipa (lute), Jessie Marino on cello, along, Erik Ullman on violin, and Gene Coleman on bass clarinet.
The program will include the world premiere of a new multi-media work, Horizon, by composer Gene Coleman utilizing mixed ensemble (Chinese/Western instruments), pre-recorded sound and video projections. The program will also include selections from the traditional repertoire, Melody of China student performances as well as a jazz fusion performance featuring Melody of China’s own Gangqin Zhao.