中華表演藝術基金會
Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts


絲竹春吟 2016
第八屆青少年中國器樂徴選及音樂會

「春」意指參賽者的年紀而非季節
 

concert 10/8/2016, photo credit Benjamin Cheung

中華表演藝術基金會於2016108日週六晚上8點,於波士頓First Church of Boston (66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA) 舉行第8屆「絲竹春吟」青少年中國器樂音樂會。所有在音樂會裡的演出者,都是在10月1日徴選會裡 所選出優秀的演奏者。 當晚節目將包括有楊琴、古箏、二胡、琵琶、和嗩吶 。

為激勵青少年學習中國器樂的意願,引發其對中國文化的興趣,並為學子提供一個觀摩與表現的機會,「絲竹春吟」至今已經邁入第
8年。參加徴選者並無國籍與地區之限制,舉凡922歲的青少年,能親赴波士頓者皆歡迎報名參加徴選會。

今年徴選會之評審委員有東北大學音樂系主任
Anthony De Ritis、朱蓉、陸惠風、郭雅志、郭天生等音樂家及藝評學者組成。演出曲目以傳統中國樂曲為主。音樂會另邀請專業人士示範演出。今年邀請 李平演出楊琴。
 
查詢請洽: 中華表演藝術基金會會長譚嘉陵
Email: Foundation@ChinesePerformingArts.net 
     

 
 more concert photos by Benjamin Cheung
Program October 8, 8 pm 
2016 絲竹春吟 Concert

MC: Isabella Li Lao                INTRO: Professor Anthony De Ritis


1, Merchants Arriving At The Village
山村來了售貨員
David Liu, Suona
Francesca Mei, dulcimer
Aaron Xu, erhu
Michael Liu, drum

2, The Dance of Yao Tribe
瑤族舞曲
Michelle He, guzheng
 
3, Happy Days
歡樂的日子
Olivia and Alicia Yang, pipa duo


4, Dance Under The Candlelight
燭影搖紅
Wendy Wu, erhu


5, The Dance of Yi Tribe
彝族舞曲
Laura Wang, guzheng


6, The Folk Song of Happiness
翻身歌
Aaron Xu, erhu
Francesca Mei, dulcimer


7, Poetic Mountain Tian
天山詩畫
Dora Xiao, dulcimer


8, The Midnight Escaping of Lin Chong
林冲夜奔
Krystie Wong, guzheng



Special Guest
陸惠風 講評

 
Intermission

more concert photos
by Benjamin Cheung

9, Moonlit Frontier
月光邊境
Chinese Dulcimer and Guzheng Youth Band,
Ping Li
李平, instructor
Ensemble: (alphabetically)
dulcimer: Cathleen Chen, June Cui, Kate Hui, Francesca Mei, Tiffany Wang, Dora Xiao, Courtney Zang
guzheng: Angela Dai, David Ma, Laura Wang, Erica Wong, Krystie Wong, YueTian Zhang

10, Little Girl Picking Mushroom
採蘑菇的小姑娘
Alicia Yang, pipa


11, Lonesome Tears 
姜女淚
David Ma, guzheng


12, The Midnight Escape of Lin Chung
林沖夜奔
Francesca Mei, dulcimer


13, Spring Arrives On The Snowy Mountain
雪山春曉
YueTian Zhang, guzheng


14, Racing On The Grand Grassland
奔馳在千里草原
Spenser Wu, erhu


15, The Midnight Escape of Lin Chung

林沖夜奔

Matthew Kang, guzheng


16, Battle the Storm
戰颱風
Boston Guzheng Ensemble, Shin-Yi Yang
楊信宜, instructor
Ensemble (alphabetically): Cassie Huang, Feronia Mei, Wendy Ni, Gabriel Sui, Shirley Wu


Special Guest Artist :  Ping Li 李平, dulcimer
Joyful Xinjiang 歡樂的新疆
Butterfly Lovers 梁祝

 

video of #16, Battle the Storm 戰颱風

more concert photos by 陳志新 Chi-Sun Chan/Shin-Yi Yang, teacher of guzheng group




 
Audition: Saturday, October 1, 2016



   

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中華表演藝術基金會
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絲竹春吟 2016
第八屆青少年中國器樂徴選及音樂會

「春」意指參賽者的年紀而非季節

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Purpose: To stimulate the interests of learning traditional Chinese music and Chinese culture in general.

Eligibility: Anyone within the age limit(based on birth date as of October 1, 2016), regardless of nationality, who can be at the live audition in person.

Age groups: A: 9 and under, B: 10-13, C: 14-17, D: 18-22

Instruments: string, wind, plucked, and percussion. 

Application:

  1. Application fee: $30. If a person participates in more than one instrument, the second, third instruments’ application fee will be $25 each. Students could enter as solo, duo, trio,.. or as a chamber ensemble. For group entry, each and every one of the performer has to fill the application form and the group name. The average age of all participants in the group will be the group “age”. Application fee is $30 regardless whether it is a solo or a group.
  2. Send in the application form, application fee and the repertoire.
  3. Application deadline: September 25, 2016(Receiving date, not post mark date.)Online application: http://www.chineseperformingarts.net/contents/competition/music/index.htm
     
Audition and Concert Dates:
  1. Audition: Saturday, October 1, 2016 starts at 2:00 PM
  2. Concert: Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 8 PM(Columbus Long Weekend). Open to public. Free Admission, suggested donation is $10 per person at door.

LocationFirst Church in Boston, www.firstchurchboston.org, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA 02116

Audition and Repertoire: Same repertoire could be performed for both audition and concert.
 

  1. Live audition. Judging by age groups with mixed instruments. One self-selected piece from traditional Chinese classical repertoire. Maximum 5 minutes each person or group. 
  2. The score will be the average from all judges. 
  • Technique: 40%

  • Music interpretation and musicianship: 30%

  • Over-all performance and stage presentation: 30%

Concert:

Those who passed the audition on 10/1/2016 will be invited to a concert performance on 10/8/2016. The concert is open to the public. Free Admission, suggested donation is $10 per person at door. An invited guest artist will give 10 min demonstration performance at the concert. The invited artist of 2016 is Ms. Ping Li 李平 on dulcimer.

Awards: Certificate and Cash Award

The concert performers will receive cash award and award certificate. The cash award is the same whether it is a solo or group ensemble. All members of the ensemble will receive his/her award certificates.

A: 9 and under $100
B: 10-13 $100
C: 14-17 $200
D: 18-22: $200

The Jury Panel 2016:

The following are invited musicians, art critics, and/or scholars who are not teaching any Chinese instruments.(in alphabetical order)

  1. Dr. Doris Chu 朱蓉(art critics and scholar)

  2. Prof. Anthony De Ritis(Chairman Music Department at Northeastern University)

  3. Mr. Tian-Shen Guo 郭天生,Principal conductor of Hebei Opera House Orchestra, Director of China Nationalities Orchestra Society

  4. Mr. Yazhi Guo 郭雅志, Suona 嗩吶 professional, 1998 Pro Musicis Award

  5. Prof. Wai-fong Loh 陸惠風(art critics and scholar)

This competition is organized and sponsored by the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts. Tax-deductible donations from general public are greatly appreciated.

Details and updates: www.ChinesePerformingArts.net
Information: Cathy Chan, Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts
3 Partridge Lane, Lincoln, MA 01773, 781-259-8195

Foundation@ChinesePerformingArts.net


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絲竹春吟

第八屆青少年中國器樂徴選及音樂會2016

「春」意指參賽者的年紀而非季節

宗旨激勵青少年學習中國器樂,引發其對整體中國文化的興趣。以鼓勵為主有別於晉級鑑定考試。

參與資格不論國籍地區,凡922歲的青少年,能自費親赴美國波士頓參加演奏者皆可參加。

分組 9歲及以下;乙10-13歲;丙:14-17歲;丁:18-22歲。年齡以生日在 2016101    滿足歲為準,不足者,以小一歲計算。(: 團體參加演奏者以各組組員平均年齡分組)

器樂種類拉絃、吹管、彈撥、打擊。

報名

  1. 報名費:每人()30美元,如同時報名兩項以上樂器,第二項以上之報名費為每人()25美元。

  2. 文件:繳交報名表及報名費。

  3. 截止日期:2016925,以寄達日為準,非以郵戳為憑。

網頁上報名: http://www.chineseperformingarts.net/contents/competition/music/index.htm

徴選日期: 2016101(週六)  下午兩點整開始:依年齡分甲、乙、丙、丁組進行。共挑選15()參加108日音樂會演出。

音樂會日期: 2016108()(Columbus Day Long Weekend)晚八點整開始(門票$10元)

徴選及音樂會地點波士頓 First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA 02116

評審辦法

  1. 參選者需親赴現場演奏。

  2. 徴選:依年齡分組進行評選,不分樂器、可以獨奏或合奏方式。挑選出優秀者(或團體)(預定共15位(組))參加音樂會演出。

  3. 曲目:一首,可以獨奏或合奏。以傳統中國樂曲為主。演奏時間最長不得超過5分鐘,
    如原曲超過5分鐘需準時停止。

  4. 結果:於計分完畢後同一天宣布。一個星期後在音樂會中演出。

  5. 音樂會:(以正式音樂會形式舉行):由徴選會裡挑選的15位(組)優秀者演出。曲目與徴選會曲子同一首即可,可以獨奏或合奏。如原曲超過5分鐘必須演奏完全曲。 表演者每人(組)發給獎金(演出費)獎狀。另邀請專業人士在音樂會示範演出10分鐘。 2016邀請李平老師演出揚琴。

  6. 音樂會門票免費,捐款每人10美元。

評分標準技巧:40 %,音樂性: 30 %,台風儀表 整體表現: 30 %

獎項各組被挑選出參加音樂會者將頒予獎金及獎狀。

獎金(演出費)( 個人或團體一樣數目)

:  9歲以下: $100 
: 10-13: $100
: 14-17: $200
: 18-22: $200

評審委員: 由藝術專業人士組成。器樂指導老師不担任評審。

  1. Dr. Doris Chu 朱蓉(art critics and scholar)

  2. Prof. Anthony De Ritis(Chairman Music Department at Northeastern University)

  3. Mr. Tian-Shen Guo 郭天生,Principal conductor of Hebei Opera House Orchestra(河北歌劇院一級指揮), Director of China Nationalities Orchestra Society(中國民族管弦樂協會理事)。

  4. Mr. Yazhi Guo 郭雅志, Suona 嗩吶 professional, 1998 Pro Musicis Award

  5. Prof. Wai-fong Loh 陸惠風(art critics and scholar)

本項比賽由譚氏文教基金會贊助並接受社會大眾免稅捐款。

 



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中華表演藝術基金會
Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts
絲竹春吟 2016
第八屆青少年中國器樂賽

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Youth Poetry in Silk and Bamboo  2016
The 8th Annual Chinese Music Instrument Audition and Concert

Application Form

(For group entry: One form for each and every performer in the group,
and the name** of the performing group)

Name:(English: first/last )___________________(Chinese, if any)__________

Date of Birth(month/day/year)______________________ Age ________

Address: _________________________________________________

 City _________________________ State _____________ Zip _______

Telephone _____________________ Cell phone ___________________

Email(please print)________________________________________________

Instrument: _______________________ current teacher: _____________

Instrument(second if any)_____________ current teacher: _____________

Repertoire:(in both Chinese and English )

First instrument: _____________________________________________

Second instrument(if any)______________________________________
 
** Name of the performing group if any: _____________________________

Deadline: September 25, 2016. Please send this application and a non-refundable application fee of $30* payable to Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, 3 Partridge Lane, Lincoln, MA 01773.
Tel: 781-259-8195. Online payment is available on www.ChinesePerformingArts.net.
Email: Foundation@ChinesePerformingArts.net.

  • If a person participates in more than one instrument, the second instruments’ application fee will be $25 only.

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 $30   application for one primary instrument
 $25   application for each additional instrument
 $10 non-participant admission to The Final on
7:30 pm Sat., October 1, 2016   
 
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中華表演藝術基金會
Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts
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updated 2016