Meet Chi-Sun Chan of A Cross Culture Independent Musician
Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Cary Memorial Hall 1605 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420 The concert will consist of solo pieces, ensemble pieces as well as joint ensembles pieces. Following are the concert program: Duet and Small group: Festive drums (喜慶鑼鼓) Moonlit Night on a Spring River (春江花月夜) Invert curtain (倒垂簾) Youth Ensemble: Horse Riding in Spring (春郊試馬) Goddess Festival (慶神醮) Joint Ensembles: Welcome Guest (迎賓曲) Flower Drum of FengYang (鳳陽花鼓) Latin Festival of EMei (峨嵋燈節)Read More
Shin-Yi Yang and I will be performing together in this concert, 5:30 PM at Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium. This concert is hosted by the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky and this is the third time we are invited by the organization to perform. Besides concerts, I also gave Chinese music lectures and a tuba masterclass in the last two times. It was a really wonderful experience.
The Concord Band, conducted by Music Director James O’Dell, will present the second of its two Spring Pops Concerts on Saturday, April 8, 2017, 8:00, featuring guest artist Christine Fawson (vocalist and trumpeter). This concert is sponsored by The Concord Band. Tickets: Adults – $25, Children (under 12) – $15. Seating is at tables for four. To order tickets, go to: www.ticketstage.com/concordband; call 978-897-9969; or email: email@example.com. http://www.christinefawson.net/ For additional information about Christine Fawson. (Profile photo by Jane Akiba) PROGRAMRead More
Last year the GBCCA Chinese Music Ensemble and I were invited by Edmund Tong and Julie Searles to Wheaton College to give a lecture/demo in the afternoon and then followed by a concert in the evening. My wife, Shin-Yi Yang, and I enjoyed very much both the lecture and the performance and last week we had such an honor to be invited back to the college and gave a lecture/demo again in their World Music Class. Most of the students wereRead More
The Concord Band will present its “Holiday Pops Concerts” on Dec. 9 and 10, 2016, 8 PM, at 51 Walden/The Performing Arts Center in Concord, MA. This will be the 40th year that the Band will perform what has become an enjoyable and festive holiday tradition in the Concord area. The Band will be led by both Music Director James O’Dell and Assistant Conductor Steven Barbas. For Pops reservations, you can: On line: Visit Ticketstage.com, click on the “Select Performance”Read More
Understanding and Appreciating Chinese Music Through a Cultural and Aesthetic Perspective TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016 at 7:00 PM Music reflects the culture of an ethnicity. The music of China has thousands of years of history behind it, and in its modern form it influences the lives of a large part of the world’s people. Through recordings and discussion, Dr. Chan will help us appreciate and understand Chinese music and how it is affected by Chinese culture. He will also talkRead More
The Concord Band (65-member symphonic concert band based in Concord, MA) begins its 2016-17 season with its Fall Concert on Oct. 22, 2016, at 51 Walden (The Performing Arts Center in Concord, MA and the Band’s permanent home). Admission is free; donations are appreciated. Subscribe to the Band Blog to keep up to date on all the Band’s concerts and stories about the members and guest artists throughout the season.
As usual this summer I play with the Concord Band for the summer concert series at Fruitlands Museum from June to July every Thursday from 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM. But the difference is this year I got to play a little solo piece the Tuba Tiger Rag! James O’Dell the music director of the band asked me in April to see if I wanted to play the piece in one of the summer concerts and I was more thanRead More