Celebrating Canada’s 150th in Vancouver (2)

The BC Chinese Music Association (BCCMA) hosted the first Chinese Traditional Instrument in Canada Networking Conference on May 20, 2017. The panelists were Dr. Chih-Sheng Chen, Dr. Gloria Wong, and Dr. Mei Han. The focus was on the history and development of Chinese instrument music education in Canada and the sustainability and growth of the Chinese

Celebrating Canada’s 150th in Vancouver (1)

I had the wonderful experience of performing with the Silk Bamboo and Maple Festival Orchestra in Vancouver on May 21, 2017 in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. We played contemporary Canadian works for Chinese instrumental ensembles. It was a challenging and amazing experience, under the leadership of Dr. Chih-Sheng Chen (Taiwan). It was great to