Bard College Conservatory of Music Presents
Bard Chinese Ensemble
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EST/GMT-5
Bard Conservatory events are now open to fully vaccinated members of the community.
All visitors must register and demonstrate proof of vaccination in advance and wear a mask in any indoor campus setting.
Register to attend here: https://forms.gle/yGHSncyESFCqF8489
This concert will also be livestreamed.
View the livestream here on 12-5 at 2pm.
Good Friends 阿西里西 by Zhu Yi, Arr. by Chen Tao
Autumn Thoughts 秋思 – 古琴与乐队 by Chen Tao & Liu Li
Little Boat 小行舟 Folk Music, Arr. by Chen Tao
Song of Flower & Drum 花香鼓舞 by Shang Yi, Arr. by Chen Tao
Buddha in the Temple 佛上殿 Classical Music, Arr. by Chen Tao
Hometown Ballad 乡谣 by Cao Wen-Gong, Arr. by Chen Tao
Plus selected chamber pieces for small ensemble.
ABOUT THE ENSEMBLE
The Bard Chinese Ensemble is mainly composed of the Conservatory’s Chinese instrument majors, along with various students of Western instruments joining each semester, depending on the repertoire. With increased enrollment in Chinese instrument majors each year since 2018, this year the Ensemble is composed of nearly 20 musicians.
Conductor and arranger Chen Tao is a dizi (bamboo flute) master and the artistic director of Melody of Dragon, an educational and performing arts organization in New York City focusing on traditional Chinese music. Chen Tao studied at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, and has been teaching and performing in the New York area for nearly 30 years.
For more information, call 845-758-7026, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit https://www.barduschinamusic.org/events/chinese-ensemble-winter-2021.
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EST/GMT-5
Location: Bitó Conservatory Building, Performance Space