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Since 1984, Music From China has brought the best of Chinese music —
ancient, folk and contemporary — to audiences in the New York area and beyond.
Founded by Director Susan Cheng and with Artistic Director Wang Guowei, the ensemble has carved a unique place in the music world by playing not only the traditional repertoire, but creating and presenting new work by established and emerging composers.



Monday, June 8, 2015 at 5:30 pm
Upper Terrace Steps /
Bryant Park in New York City
Free admission

New Music in Bryant Park Concert Series

New Music in Bryant Park presents award-winning classical and jazz ensembles performing back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America. 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.

TRADITIONAL: Birds in the Forest
TRADITIONAL: Mongolian Horse Race
TRADITIONAL: Ambush on Ten Sides
YANG YONG: River Songs
ZHOU LONG: Taiping Gu
CHEN YI: Three Dances From China South
ZHOU LONG: Mount a Long Wind

Wang Guowei, erhu
Sun Li, pipa
Zhou Jing, zheng
Susan Cheng, daruan
Anna Urrey, flute
Sophie Shao, cello
Frank Cassara, percussion

Bryant Park is situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
Take the B, D, F or M train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park
Take the 7 to 5th Avenue

Sunday, May 31 at 3 PM
The Concert Hall at Drew University
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts
36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940

Tickets: $25, $12 students/seniors
Reservations: 212-941-8733
Purchase at the door

Music From China Youth Orchestra
"Music Rainbow VIII" Concert

Under the baton of Wang Guowei, the orchestra's latest concert presents music rich with regional colors, from caravan bells on the Silk Road across the Gobi Desert, to tea picking dance tunes from Zhejiang and the ethnic melodies of Hainan Island in the South China Sea.


Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
12 So. Campus Drive
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME 04011

Tickets: $25, $12 students/seniors
Reservations: 212-941-8733
Purchase at the door

Wang Guowei, guest erhu soloist,
Bowdoin International
Music Festival

Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 115

Fiddle Suite
Huqin & string quartet

Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B Minor,
Op. 115


June 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
3 Saturdays & Sundays, 1:30 - 5 PM

Willow Grove Presbyterian Church
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ

Tuition: $350
$20 registration fee
To register: 212-941-8733

Music From China Youth Orchestra Summer Program

Group lessons on Chinese instruments and ensemble playing: erhu, yangqin, liuqin, ruan, zheng, hulusi


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