Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts       
    The 15th Annual
        Summer Music Festival    
     at Walnut Hill (August 1 - 22, 2006)

Concerts, Seminar, and Master Class
August 1 - 22, 2006
   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 15th Annual Summer Music Festival.
(For details, see below.)

1. August 5, 2006
Saturday, 8 PM
Piano recital: Pi-Hsien Chen
2. August 6, 2006
Sunday, 8 PM
Piano recital: Hsiang Tu
3. August 8, 2006
Tuesday, 8 PM
Seminar: Pi-Hsien Chen “How to practice piano playing
4. August 11, 2006
Friday, 8 PM 
Faculty recital at Keiter Performing Center
5. August 12, 2006
Saturday, 8 PM
Longwood Symphony


6. August 13, 2006
Sunday, 8 PM
Special Memorial Concert honoring Madam Florence Chen
Pi-Hsien Chen, piano, Pi-Chao Chen, violin, and Hung-Kuan Chen, piano
7. August 14, 2006
Monday, 8 PM
Piano recital: Concert by Mr. George Li, piano and Jiali Sun, piano
8. August 15, 2006
Tuesday, 1:30 PM
Piano Master Class:
Cheng-Zong Yin

9. Tuesday, 7:00PM
Longwood Symphony open rehearsal (John Hancock Hall)

10. August 16, 2006
Wednesday, 7:30 PM
Longwood Symphony Esplanade Concert
11. August 17, 2006
Thursday, 3 PM
Russell Sherman, piano master class

12. Thursday, 8 PM
Meng-Chieh Liu “What is a musician’s place in the world?”
13. August 18, 2006
Firday, 2 PM
MaryLou Churchill, violin master class

14. Friday, 8 PM
Lecture Performance:
Nai-Yuan Hu “Sound of Music”
15. August 19, 2006
Saturday, 10 AM

Cello master class:
Laurance Lesser

16. Saturday, 8 PM
Piano recital
: Minsoo Sohn
17. August 20, 2006
Sunday, 7:30 PM

Film and Q/A: “Spiritoso, a violin portrait of Denes Zsigmondy” by Peter Morales
18. August 21, 2006
Monday, 8 PM
Student Showcase Gala Concert at Keiter Performing Center
19. August 22, 2006
Tuesday, 8 PM
Student Showcase Gala Concert at Keiter Performing Center
20. August 26, 2006
Saturday, 7:30 PM
“Tea and Music in Dialogue” Dorothy Quincy Suite

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Faculty Members 2006:

Piano: Pi-Hsien Chen, Meng-Chieh Liu, Sylvia Chambless, Cheng-Zong Yin, Russell Sherman (master class)
Violin: Lynn Chang, Nai-Yuan Hu, Mary Lou Churchill (master class)
Cello: Bion Tsang, Michael Bonner, Mark Churchill, Laurance Lesser (master class)
Composition: Yang Yong
Double Bass: Pascale Delache-Feldman
Bassoon: Tracy McGinnis
Tai Chi: Tai-Chun Pan
Longwood Symphony Orchestra: Mr. Jonathan McPhee, Music Director and Conductor; Dr. Lisa Wang, president

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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.  

Donor       $50+   $ ____________
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.

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