Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts       
    The 13th Annual
        Summer Music Festival    
     at Walnut Hill (August 1 - 23, 2004)

Concerts, Seminar, and Master Class
August 1 - 23, 2004
   Except indicated by *, all the events will be held at
 the Boswell Recital Hall or the Keiter Center in
Walnut Hill School, 12 Highland St. Natick, MA 01760
(Tickets: $5 donation at door; no advance ticket is needed

Performers: Faculty Members and students of the 13th Annual Summer Music Festival.
(For details, see below.)

1. August 3, 2004
Tuesday, 8 PM
Lecture Demonstration: “Learning to be a musician” by Violinist Nai-Yuan Hu
* 2. August 4, 2004
Wednesday, 8 PM
Ju Tzong-Ching Percussion Group Performance at Harvard Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
3. August 6, 2004
Friday, 8 PM
Recital: Pianist Minsoo Sohn
4. August 8, 2004
Sunday, 8 PM 
Pianist Wei-Han Su
5. August 9, 2004
Monday, 8 PM
Seminar: “Life as a musician” by Pianist Hung-Kuan Chen
6. August 10, 2004
Tuesday, 8 PM
Recital: Marvel Ang, dulcime and Larry Weng, piano
7. August 15, 2004
Sunday, 8 PM
Faculty Recital:
Lynn Chang, violin, Hung-Kuan Chen, piano, Meng-Chieh Liu, piano, Tom Hill, clarinet, Bion Tsang, cello and others
8. August 16, 2004
Monday, 2 PM
Piano Master Class by Russell Sherman
* 9. August 18, 2004
Wednesday, 7:30 PM
Pianist: Tino Ho
Concerto Concert with the Longwood Symphony Summer Orchestra at Boston Esplande, Boston, MA

Jonathan McPhee, conductor
10. August 19, 2004
Thursday, 8 PM
Recital: Mann-Wen Lo, violin, Jannie Lo, piano, Tina Ho, piano and Evan Wong, piano
11. August 20, 2004
Friday, 8:30 PM
Student Showcase Gala Concert



12. August 21, 2004
Saturday, 8 PM
Pianist: Ling-Ju Kuo
Repeated Concerto Concert with Longwood Symphony Summer Orchestra.
13. August 22, 2004
Sunday, 8 PM
Student Showcase Gala Concert

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 Meet the Artists & the Faculty Members of the 13th Annual Summer Music Festival

Piano: Hung-Kuan Chen, Meng-Chieh Liu, Cheng-Zong Yin
Violin/Viola: Lynn Chang, Nai-Yuan Hu
Cello: Michael Bonner, Bion Tsang
Oboe: Kathy Lord
Clarinet: Tom Hill
Composition: Yang Yong
Dulcimer: Ping Li
Erhu: Zhan-Tao Lin
Yang’s Tai Chi Chuan: Tai-Chun Pan
Longwood Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Mr. Jonathan McPhee

Piano Teaching Assistants: Yangwei Situ, June Chen
Assistant to Director Cathy Chan: Tina Ho, Yangwei Situ, June Chen

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The scholarships that have brought the musicians here were provided by the general public.  Please give generously to support the continuation of this worthwhile program.  Your tax deductible donation is greatly appreciated.  

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Sponsor $100+   $ ____________
Patron    $500+   $ ____________
Any amount         $ ____________

Donations can be made online at our website:

Directions to Walnut Hill School:

From Route 9 west: after the intersection with route 16, watch for the only Shell gas station on the right. Take a left turn at Oak street which is right after the Shell station. (Stay in the right lane for left turn.) Turn right to Bacon street at the intersection. The Walnut Hill campus could be seen on the left in about half an mile. To get to the parking lot, take a left at the next intersection onto Walnut street and another left onto Highland St.

From Mass Turnpike west, take exit 13, take route 30 east to route 27. Turn right onto route 27 and follow south about 2 miles, going over route 9 until you see a Mobil gas station on your right. Turn left onto Grove street and turn right onto Walnut street, and an immediate left onto Highland.

Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts is a non-profit organization registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.   One of its objectives is to promote Asian artists through performance.  To be added to our mailing list, please write to: 3 Partridge Lane, Lincoln, MA. 01773. Tel:781-259-8195; Fax: 781-259-9147, Email:, or,, or visit our Website at :

The Concerts and Master Classes listed are presented by the faculty members (see below) and students of the 12th Annual Music Festival at Walnut Hill, organized by the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts. This three-week program provides a rare opportunity for talented young musicians to learn directly from world-renowned masters on a one-on-one basis. It takes place every summer in August at Walnut Hill School, Natick, MA. This year's performers will include those who passed the first run and are preparing for the Junior Tchaikovsky Competition to be held October 2002 in China.

For Information: Contact the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, 3 Partridge Lane, Lincoln, MA. 01773.  Tel: 781-259-8195, Fax: 781-259-9147, Email:, or Website: For directions to Walnut Hill, call: 508-653-4312 or log on to