Event:  New Music form China, Concert and Seminar
Date and location:  Saturday, April 8, 2000
         1-5 PM: Seminar at Bunting Institute, Harvard University
         7-8 PM: Pre-concert Lecture at Pickman Hall of Longy School of Music
         8 PM: Concert at Pickman Hall of Longy School of Music)
Works by: (in alphabetical order) 
Shih-Hui Chen, Chen Yi, Sarana Tzu-Ling Chou, Bun-Ching Lam, Hwang-Long Pan, 
Bright Sheng, Yang Yong, and Zhou Long
Performed by: Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose conductor, Wu Man pipa soloist
Admission free (donation $10 at door)

The Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts proudly presents a gala exhibition of three generations of Chinese composers 
in a seminar and concert on Saturday, April 8, 2000 at Longy School of Music.  Seminar starts from 1 to 5 PM at Bunting 
Institute of Harvard University, pre-concert lecture is from 7-8 PM, and concert starts at 8 PM at the Pickman Hall of Longy 
School of Music.  Program will be performed by Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose conductor and Wu Man pipa soloist.  
Admission is free with suggested donation of $10 at door.

The program will include the following:    
Yang Yong Leaden Echo
Hwang-Long Pan Labyrinth - Promenade
Zhou Long Dhyana
Chen Yi Sparkle
Bright Sheng Three Songs for Pipa and Cello
Bun-Ching Lam Pipa Solo
Shih-Hui Chen Fu 2
Sarana Tzu-Ling Chou The Way
The Composers (in alphabetical order) are: 

Shih-Hui Chen: 1999 Rome Prize winner. Ph.D. from Boston University. Awarded recipient of  the Fromm Foundation, 
the National Endowment for the Arts, Meet the Composer Foundation, the Tanglewood Music Center, and many others.

Chen Yi: The Lorena Searcey Cravens Distinguished Professor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  DMA from 
Columbia University. Honors include the Lili Boulanger, the Sorel Medal, and Alpert, the Eddie Medora King Composition Prize, 
the first prize from the Chinese National Composition Competition, and many others.

Sarana Tzu-Ling Chou: 2nd prize of the 1999 International Alliance for Women in Music Composition. An Szirmai Scholarship 
student at Juilliard School of Music for her BA.

Bun-Ching Lam: Ph.D. from UC San Diego.  First prize winner of 1991 Rome Prize, Aspen Music Festival, the Northwest 
Composer's Symposium, and the highest honor at the Shanghai Music Competition.  Former professor at Bennington College 
and Yale University. 

Hwang-Long Pan: Professor of  National Institute of Arts in Taiwan. President of the International Society of Contemporary Music, 
Taiwan section. Winner of 1979 Foerderpreis des Juergen - Ponto Kompositions-Wettbewerbs. 

Bright Sheng: Graduates from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Queens College, and Columbia University. Former artistic 
director of San Francisco Symphony and former composer-in-residence of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. 
Recipient of many honors, grants and commissions.

Yang Yong: Ph.D. from Brandies University and Professor of New England Conservatory of Music. Recipient of many grants, 
commissions, and first prizes, including several ASCAP Standard Awards,  the 1992 Rome Valentino Bucchi Prize, the 1995 
Ciutat de Tarragona in Spain. 

Zhou Long: Director of Music From China in New York City. DMA from Columbia University in 1993. Received Most 
Adventurous Programming Award from ASCAP in 1999, winner of the Barlow, the 5th d'Avray France Competitions, 
among many other honors.

For Information: 
Contact Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, 3 Partridge Lane, Lincoln, MA 01773. 
Tel: 781-259-8195, Fax: 781-259-9147, Email: Foundation@ChinesePerformingArts.net, 
Website: http://www.ChinesePerformingArts.net

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