GBCCA Chinese Music Ensemble Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Concert at Jordan Hall

Boston, May 21, 2014, — You are cordially invited to the Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association (GBCCA) Chinese Music Ensembles’ annual concert.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Chinese Music Ensemble, this year’s annual concert will be held in New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall on Saturday, June 2014.

The concert will consist of sectional pieces, ensemble pieces as well as joint ensembles pieces. In particular, renowned Suona artist Mr. Yazhi Guo and our conductor, Dr. Chi-Sun Chan will lead the Wind/Percussion section piece; Erhu artist Ms. Sara Tao He will lead the Erhu section piece; and Guzheng artist Ms. Shin-Yi Yang will lead the Guzheng section piece.

This year’s ensemble pieces are selected signature pieces from the past years.

In addition, many former members of the Ensemble and Youth Ensemble will join the grand finale piece: “Gathering of the Heroes.”

Event: Chinese Music Concert Title: Gathering of the Heroes
Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014 Time: 8:00 pm
Place: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA
Presented by GBCCA Youth & Chinese Music Ensembles,

Concert program:
Joint Ensembles:
Gathering of the Heroes (風雲際會)
Music of the Bountiful Harvest (豐收鑼鼓)
Spring Breeze (望春風)

Ensemble and Youth Ensemble pieces:
Beautiful Phoenix-Tail Bamboo (美麗的鳳尾竹)
Scenery of the Su Bank (蘇堤小景)
Lantern Festival (燈節)
Weishan Lake (微山湖)

Sectional pieces:Percussion – A Mice’s Wedding (老鼠娶親)
Yangqin – Spring at Qin River (春到清江)
Erhu – Rolling Waves of Wheat(喜看麥田千層浪)
Wind/Percussion – TaoJinLing (淘金令)
GuZheng – Picking Reed Catkins (拔根蘆柴花)
Pipa – Immersed in Happiness (歡沁)
TICKETS: Sponsor $50; Regular $20; Student/Senior $15

For tickets, please contact Tai-Chun Pan @ [email protected]