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Taiwanese Instrumental Music Today: A Roundtable Discussion with Soloists of the National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan and U-M Faculty

October 2, 2023 | 4:30 pm

Weiser Hall, 10th floor (U-M Central Campus) 500 Church St., Ann Arbor MI 48109

Free - no tickets required

Soloists from the National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan and University of Michigan faculty will engage in a roundtable discussion about the history and development of Taiwanese musical culture. Faculty panelists include: Amy Cheng (Piano Performance), Joseph Lam (Musicology), David Rolston (Chinese Literature), and Julie Zhu (PAT and Composition), with opening remarks by Ann Lin (Director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies).

The roundtable will be preceded at 4:30 by a light reception. This event is hosted by the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments.

The National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan (NCO) is a national level orchestra formed by elite professionals from the world of traditional Chinese music. It aims to explore traditions of the region as well as to embrace music of the contemporary era. The orchestra strengthens the foundation of Taiwan’s traditional music through composition, conveys Taiwan’s aesthetic and artistic taste through performance, and aims to promote the music of Taiwan on the international stage.

The William P. Malm 2023 Performance Series
October 1-4, 2023

This residency is made possible through the U-M Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, with additional support from the Michigan Taiwanese American Organization, U-M Lieberthal Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, U-M East Asia National Resource Center, U-M School of Music,Theatre & Dance, and U-M Center for World Performance Studies.

Part of the U-M Fall 2023 Festival of Asian Music

Festival of Asian Music

Free In Person Lecture Talk Interdisciplinary Central Campus

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