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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.



June 28 – July 13
Willow Grove Presbyterian Church
1961 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Music From China Youth Orchestra
2014 Summer Program
Learn to play Chinese instruments and
ensemble music, for ages 8-18
3 Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30 – 5 PM
Download the 2014 Program (PDF)
and Application Form (MS Word) here


Saturday, July 19 at 7:30 pm
Mahaney Center for the Arts
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753

Music for a Summer Evening
Chinese classical and folk music
with trio of pipa, erhu and zheng


August 13 – 16
2014 Skaneateles Festival
Skaneateles, NY

East Meets West
East-West fusion comes to Skaneateles as Music From China performs its traditional repertoire and joins forces with the Shanghai Quartet performing works by Chen Yi and Zhou Long that synthesize traditional Chinese musical elements with Western art music.

Saturday, July 12 at 2 pm
Chatham Square Library
33 East Broadway, NYC

Cantonese Opera Recital
Singers of huadan and wenwusheng roles
perform arias from the opera “Butterfly Lovers”
accompanied by an orchestra of 9 musicians
Free admission


Monday, Aug. 4 at 3 pm
Bethlehem, PA

Diverse musical celebration
in Bethlehem’s Historic District.


Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at 8 pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
154 West 57th Street, New York City

Premiere Works XXIII:
Music From China’s 30th Anniversary
And Beyond

World premiere of commissioned works
by Chen Yi, Eric Moe, Huang Ruo,
Wang Guowei
2014 New Music USA’s Project Grant award


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