Participants 2019

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BAT KOL CHOIR
Mazkeret Batia, Israel


Conductor Hadar Zlatin

Mrs. Hadar Zlatin was born in Haifa, Israel to family of musician. Her parents were known as musician in Haifa and its vicinity. And so, her brother and sisters. As a young girl, Hadar studied music and piano. Hadar is well-known musician, graduate of the school of music at Tel Aviv university and holds a BA degree from the university for Conducting, composing and musical arrangements.
Hadar composed music for theater and shows for children and served as the Musical Director. She is well-Known pianist accompanying first class artist in soloist shows. Hadar conducts choirs and writes all the arrangements for their performance and accompanied them by piano. Mrs. Zlatin represented Israel in large concerts and participated in choral Festivals throughout Europe. She was invited many times, with choral ensemble, to perform in official events at the Israeli President’s Residence in Jerusalem. Mrs Zlatin serves as the conductor and Musical Director of the Hadar BAT KOL singers’ ensemble about 5 years.

Bat Kol Group, Mazkeret Batya The vocal group Bat Kol has been singing together for more than 25 years, the last 5 of those with our beloved conductor, Hadar Zlatin. We are a diverse group of people in a variety of ages and professions, whose common interest is the love for music and singing. Our repertoire includes Israeli songs from different periods and musical styles.
The group performed in various events in Jerusalem, Nazareth, the Dead Sea and more, and we are very happy and excited to participate in the Florence International choir festival.

BEIJING VOICE OF ANGEL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
Beijing, China


Conductor Chang Jihsi

Chang Jihsi, in 1989, attended the Chinese University of Culture in Taipei -Taiwan, Shi Shiryawu, the same year, the young Lion Tube Orchestra. During the school period he joins the Hua Gang Symphony Orchestra, Taipei City, the Chinese orchestra and the young orchestra of artists. In 1992 participated in the school competition, and the Hua Gang Symphony Orchestra had a performance. At the same time, he participated in the concert of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. In 1996 he returned to Busan, South Korea, to participate in the PU San Clariner Choir (Busan single Spring tube Ensemble) with the Japanese Kansai Clarinet Choir (Spring tube Ensemble) and in 2004 was invited by the Kansai clarinet (the Spring tube Ensemble). Touring the Billis. In 2000, he entered the Dutch Conservatory of Rotterdam, graduating in bass clarinet with Henri Bok. Obtained a diploma in education as a performer in 2004. In 2004, he entered the Amsterdam Conservatory in the highest artistic diploma course, graduating in bass clarinet with Harry Sparnay and minor orchestral and chamber music conducting and at the Fontys Conservatorium, in the Netherlands, he achieves Major in saxophone and woodwind chamber music Ensemble. In 2006 he obtained the highest art of the bass clarinet the highest diploma of artist at the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music.

BEIJING VOICE OF ANGEL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE The Voice of Angel Chamber Ensemble was jointly planned by the Voice of Angels chorus team and the famous Taiwanese bass clarinet performer Chang Jihsi. Chang Jihsi is the music director and the permanent chief conductor. The teachers‘ team are graduated from the Professional Music Academy and have rich teaching qualifications. The orchestra premiered at the Beijing Concert Hall in july of 2017.  

BEIJING VOICE OF ANGEL CHILDREN CHOIR
Beijing, China


Conductor Meng Jia


Meng Jia graduated from Central Conservatory of Music. Founder Art Director and President of choir “The Angel voice choir ” and “The Angel Voice boys choir ”; Vice-Secretary of the Koday Music Education Committee of the Musician Association in Beijing. Meng Jia learnt music since childhood und has been engaged in singing performance for more than ten years.

BEIJING VOICE OF ANGEL CHILDREN CHOIR Established in 2005, it aims to provide a diversified stage performance and professional art guide for kids enthusiasts about music. It is a paradise for young people and children who love music. Teachers and children communicate with each other with music, get along well with each other and feel the beauty of music and harmony together. After reaching a certain level, they will step onto the stage together and impress the audience with songs.
After more than ten years, the Angel Voice Choir has successfully held more than ten concerts in Beijing Concert Hall, National Grand Theater and National Atlas Art Center. The kids of Angel Voice have put on performances abroad many times, including the United States, Canada, Germany, Austria, Greece, Singapore and so on. The overall artistic accomplishment and performance level of Angel Voice Choir has been recognized and well received by the audience.

EBORAE MUSICA
Évora, Portugal


Conductor Eduardo Martins


Born in Aveiro, Eduardo has completed his basic graduation in Calouste Gulbenkian Music Conservatory of Aveiro. He has a Master degree in Choral Direction at Lisbon’s Superior School of Music (ESML), working with teachers as Paulo Lourenço, Vasco Azevedo and Alberto Roque. He has directed several choirs including the Coral de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra and Grupo Coral Laudamus – Ovar, Coro Sacro e Coro de Câmara da ESML; currently, the Polyphonic Choir Eborae Musica - Évora, the ViVaVoz Choir – Oeiras, Coro do Tejo – Lisboa, Coro da Universidade de Lisboa. Regularly participates as singer or pianist in some musical projects, as the Officium Ensemble (dedicated to perform renascentist poliphony) or mpmp (dedicated to portuguese music). Still, teaches Music Theory lessons, and Choir in the specialized music education.

The “Eborae Mvsica” Polyphonic Choir made its debut in 1987. It has delivered several performances throughout its existence, interpreting not only the polyphony of the Évora Cathedral Music School (16th and 17th centuries), its main goal, as well as other works of different periods, among which should be noted the works with instrumental accompaniment by orchestras: the Oratorio “Jephte” by Carissimi, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, “Gloria” by Vivaldi, Mozart’s Mass in C Major, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Mass in G Major by Carlos Seixas and Dvorák’s Mass in D Major.
In 2012, the choir participated in the opera “Der Jasager” by Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill; in 2018 and 2019 in the opera “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Gluck, at Convento dos Remédios and at Teatro Garcia de Resende in Évora. It is preparing the debut of the opera “Geraldo e Samira” by Amílcar Vasques-Dias, towards the end of August.
It has recorded CD’s in 1996 and 2005; the CD “Solitânia” with Ronda dos Quatro Caminhos as well as a CD for the compilation “The best Choirs of the Region”; it has recorded broadcasts for Antena 2 (Classical Radio) in 2007 and 2008, for RTP in 1999 and 2000 with the Orquestra Metropolitana, and in 2007 and 2008 for the television show “Acontece”. In international travel, we highlight the participation in “Europália 91” in Belgium, the 10th International Preveza Sacred Music Competition, Greece (2004), having won the third place (bronze medal) and the Concert at Chartres Cathedral in 2018.

HONG KONG YING WA PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN CHOIR & SYMPHONIC BAND
Hong Kong, China


Conductor Elise Kwok

Ms Elise Kwok has shown her interest in piano playing and singing since she was 8 years old.
She was an active choir member, choir conductor and assembly pianist in her secondary school years in Hong Kong.
She fulfilled her dream and graduated with a Bachelor of Music Degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1997, majoring in Piano Performance with a minor in Vocal Training.
She attained Grade 8 (ABRSM) in Piano with Distinction and achieved a Licentiate Diploma in Piano Performance from Trinity College London (LTCL) as well as an Advanced Certificate from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in Piano Performance.
Besides, she studied vocal and held a recital in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the guidance of Ms Anja Strauss, a renowned soprano at the San Francisco Opera.
In the last 20 years, Elise has dedicated herself to children’s choir in local Hong Kong schools and the church. She is currently the conductor of the Senior Choir of Ying Wa primary school. She has led the school choirs to participate in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival for many years and won numbers of prizes and received for the team outstanding comments from international adjudicators.
She loves teaching children singing and she believes singing can brighten their lives.

Ying Wa Primary School’s Children Choir was established in 2004. It currently consists of three groups, namely Junior Choir, Senior Choir and Hymn Choir, totalling 150 members.
They sing regularly in school assemblies and for different services. They have actively performed in public concerts including ‘Les Choristes In Concert (China Tour Concerts)’, ‘School Choral Jazz Festival’ (organised by Hong Kong Association for Music Educators) and ‘New Choral Settings of Tang Poems Gala Concert’ (Organised by The Education University of Hong Kong). The Choir was also invited by The Education University of Hong Kong to produce recordings of Choral Setting of Tang Poems, of which the songs were composed by Hong Kong’s famous choral composers. The Choirs enter the competitions of the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival every year and always receive outstanding comments from international adjudicators and have won numbers of prizes, such as the winner of boy choir competition, the winner of Junior choir competition and the winner in singing of Church music.

HONG KONG YING WA PRIMARY SCHOOL SYMPHONIC BAND
Hong Kong, China


Conductor Maurice Poon

Conductor - Maurice Poon Po-choi Poon, a Hong Kong contemporary composer and conductor, is also a keen promoter of education in music. Poon has many years of experience in conducting. Since 2004, with Poon’s strict leading and training, the orchestras that he has led have been crowned as Champions at various Hong Kong Schools Music Festivals in the past 15 years. He has also conducted some of YWPS’s music groups to victories in overseas festivals and competitions in Europe and Australia.
Poon is now the chief conductor of the Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Symphonic Band and Percussion Ensemble of Ying Wa Primary School. Under his guidance, all teams have won the top accolades in both Hong Kong and abroad. As a whole-hearted conductor, Poon trains the teams through his own style and rich experiences. On the other hand, he has been a saxophonist since he was young. After graduating from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with distinction, majoring in Composition, Poon furthered his studies at Conservatoire de Paris and learned composition with composer Gérard Grisey.

YING WA PRIMARY SCHOOL SYMPHONIC BAND
Founded in 2009, the Ying Wa Primary School Symphonic Band, embracing the motto “Music Excellence with a Soul”, is often regarded as one of the finest school bands in Hong Kong. The team consists of 80- 99 members and each of them has had their musical passion cultivated under the professional leadership of their Music Director Ms Eleanor Luk Yin-hung and Chief Conductor Mr Maurice Poon Po-choi.
Every year, more than 80 passionate young musicians, aged 6-12, build up their repertoire of various styles and periods through weekly rehearsals. They receive training highly focused on intonation, sound projection, phrasing and ensemble skills.
Hong Kong Ying Wa Symphonic Band joins different competitions every year. Since 2009, they have obtained numerous honours including Gold Medals and Champions in the Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows Competition and the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. In 2012, the team was awarded Gold Prize with Honour and Grand Prize at the 21st Century International Arts Festival 2012 (Genting, Malaysia) – Band Competition. In 2014, the team was crowned international champion again, winning the 2014 Yamaha National Band Championships (Concert Band Junior C Grade) held in Brisbane, Australia. On our most recent trip to Europe in 2017, the band made the unprecedented move to enter into festival, The 18th World Music Contest (WMC) in Netherland. The Band received the “Gold Medal” in Harmony 3rd Division and one of our Bassoonists awarded as “The Best soloist” of the competition.

JOVEN ORQUESTA DE CUERDA ALLEGRO
Jaen Cordoba, Spain


Conductor Maryluz Moreno Rojas

Maryluz got the Superior Studies of Violin and Chamber Music in Cordoba, her hometown, with the highest marks. She was member of the Andalusian Youth Program Instrumentalists (OJA). During that period she received lessons from Joel Pitchon, Isel Rodríguez, Alfredo García, Manuel Villuendas, Francisco Romo, Víctor Ambroa, Yossi Zinovi and Michael Thomas among other ones. She also did Symphonic and chamber concerts in different places of Andalusia. She played with the Youth Orchestra of Valencia, where she received lessons from Vicente Huertas. There she performed at the Palau de la Música. She attended to many masterclasses such as Agustín León Ara, Goncal Comellas, Greenwich Quartet, Andras Zcifra, Jose Luis García Asensio, Vartan Manoogian, Eduardo Ortega, David Quigle, Mauro Rossi, Sergei Teslyla, Mimi Zweig, David Zafer, Mariana Todorova, Suzana Stefanovic, Vadim Repin and Mauricio Fucks.
Later, she moved to Madrid so as to wide her studies and she received violin masterclasses at the Reina Sofía Music School. Maryluz has been member of many different orchestas, sucha as ORTVE, Orquesta Filarmonía de España, Orquesta Santa Cecilia… She has also recorded some soundtracks like Carmen (Carlos Saura’s Film). She has always been outstanding at chamber music, being part of many chamber groups. Not only doing classical performances, has she been implied at flamenco and traditional Spanish music, playing with José Mercé, Dorantes, Rocío Jurado, etc. Nowadays Maryluz is a violin teacher and headteacher of the school of music of Bailen, and she has been the conductor of Allegro since 2007. Alllegro is a cutting-edge project from Andalusia, in South Spain, made for young string players. It is an orchestra which encourages values as teamwork and discipline, while offering the students the opportunity to discover and enjoy the art of music.

Created in 2007 by Maryluz Moreno Rojas, it has had performances at many different places as theatres, churches, museums, streets and squares in order to promote live classical music, making it accesible to all citizenship. This orchestra has members from different cities from both provinces Córdoba and Jaén, what makes it an original and diverse formation which has become a family.
This understanding is shown in all its musical performances. Moreover, the members are given professional high-technical learning what makes them better musicians while enjoying music. Allegro usually plays works of a great variety of styles such as Classical composers’ works and contemporary ones, with such a high technical difficulty.
Some of its most important actions has been playing with the soloist of the RTVE Orchestra Suzana Stefanovic, taking part in the International Orchestra Meeting in Almuñécar, participation in the V International Alternative Festival on Social Use of the Arts in Italy, the honor of playing for their Majestic the King and Queen of Spain and the President of Andalusia. It has also been awarded with the “Young Collective Prize” withing the ninth edition of the Young Awards Bailenenses 2019 for its avant-garde project in the province for young string players.

MOLĖTAI CULTURE CENTER VOCAL ENSEMBLE “A CAPPELA”
Molėtai, Lithuania


Conductor Violeta Zutkuvienė

Violeta Zutkuviené (1963) is a choir conductor as well as a music teacher. In 1982 she graduated M.K. Ciurlionis Art school and in 1992 she graduated the Lithuanian Music Academy and became a choir conductor and a music teacher too. She started her choir conductor’s career in 1986 and she conducted the men choir “Aukstaiciai”. Since 1992 Violeta Zutkuviené has become a youth and mixed choirs leader and organist at Moletai St. Petras and Povilas church. From 1996 to 2007 she was a conductor of a women quartette in Moletai Cultural Centre. The quartette became the winner of the famous choir conquests not only in Lithuania but in Baltic countries too. The most successful her project is the mixed ensemble “A cappella”. It started in 2000 and it also became the winner of the choir conquests such as “Golden bird”, ‘Silver voices” five times. Violeta Zutkuviene is a successful music teacher too. She teached at Utena Musical School and now she works at Moletai Musical School. Since 2002 Violeta became a member of initiative group of an annual sacral music festival which is organized at Moletai church.

Molėtai Culture Center Vocal Ensemble “A cappela” started singing career since 2000. They performed in their region, in Lithuania and abroad too. They have got pieces in different styles and from different times. In 2003 they received “The nomination of Golden bird“ for the best debut; in 2005 “The silver voices“, the first degree diploma. In 2004 at the national competition “The Song of Šventoji“ they won “Absolutely the Best Ensemble“. In 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006 they were the members of the National Festival of the City Burgas in Germany. In 2006 their first CD “Musical date“ was released. At the same year at “The International Competition of the Vocal Ensembles“ in Ryga they obtained the first degree diplom. In 2007 they won the II place at “The International XVI Šimkus Competition of the Choirs and Ensembles in Klaipėda“. In 2008 they partecipated in the national competition “Šilų Aidai“ (absolutely the best member), at the international competition “Vivace 2008“ in Hungary (the Winner of the Jury) and at “The Parade of Lithuanian Greatest Musicians” In 2009 they won II place at “The international XVII Šimkus Competition of the Choirs and Ensembles“ in Klaipėda and in 2010 the Gold Diploma I place at the international competition “Cantate Domino” in Kaunas. In 2011 at the international competition “Tallinn 2011” in Estonia they obtained the II Degree Diploma In 2012 and 2014 they won Gold Diploma I place at the international competition “Cantate Domino” in Kaunas. In 2015 at “The Internacional Competition, Festival Bratislava Cantat II 2015” they won Gold diplome, I place. The leader of Molėtai Culture Center Vocal Ensemble “A cappela” is Violeta Zutkuvienė

TIAN ZHI YUN CHOIR
Chengdu, China


Conductor Yi Dan

Yi Dan, conductor, studying the undergraduate course in Sichuan Music College Music Education, professional master’s degree is at Sichuan Conservatory of Music composition command, from the famous conductor Xilin Li, professor has repeatedly to participate in the international and domestic chorus game, winning the award for the best conductor.
She is the Sichuan Conservatory of Music Association Chorus Sichuan Opera Chorus director teacher, assistant to the director, “Tian Zhi Yun” Chorus Art Director of Chengdu, Chengdu Children’s Choir distinguished command.

The chorus named “Tian Zhi Yun” in Chengdu, China, brought together a group of like-minded chorus lovers, most of the members are the Chengdu bureau of China railway group co., LTD., the company’s employees, 16 years of choral art persistence and pursuit, Rhyme of Days chorus has become China’s Western Sichuan province’s top ten excellent choruses, won the gold prize in 2016 at China International Chorus Festival held in Hong Kong, attended the XiChang Venue of a household name in China’s Spring Festival gala performances in 2017.
A part of the“Tian Zhi Yun” women’s chorus members will go to Florence, Italy to participate in the choral art study exchange on this occasion. They will absorb the nutrition of the chorus, share the joy of the chorus and bring the beautiful harmony of the far eastern countries in the shining land of Italy. Ms. Yi Dan, the conductor of the chorus, is an excellent young teacher of Music College in Sichuan province, China. She is under the guidance of professor Xilin Li, the famous conductor and vice chairman of the Chinese Chorus Association, chairman of the Sichuan Chorus Association. Yi Dan is one of the most active chorus artists in western China.

VOCA ERUDITA STUDENT CHOIR OF UNIVERSITAS SEBELAS MARET
Surakarta, Indonesia


Conductors Redi Sabtono & Ardian Dika Adhyatma

Redi Sabtono is the conductor of Voca Erudita Student Choir of Sebelas Maret Univesity. Under his guidance, Voca Erudita Student Choir has achieved several awards; both national and international. Recent achievements reached by Voca Erudita Student Choir is by winning the 3rd Place for Poliphony Categories, 3rd Place for Habaneras Categories dan Francisco Vallejos award for Best Interpretation of Song Tu in 35th Festival Internacional de Musica de Cantonigros and 63rd International Choral Contest Habaneras and Poliphony-Torrevieja, which is held in Spain, 2017. Moreover, Redi Saptono also delivered Voca Erudita Student Choir as the Grand Champion in Soegijapranata Choral Festival 2018 for various achievements such as Champion of Mixed Category, Gold A Medal for Folklore Category, and Best Interpretation for Indonesia Contemporary Choral Music and also, a year before, Voca Erudita Student Choir also becoming the Grand Champion of Choir Competition of Airlangga University (Lomba Paduan Suara Universitas Airlangga) in 2016 for Folksong and Hystorical Programme, achieved also the Best Programme in folksong category.

Ardian Dika Adhyatma is a former member of Voca Erudita Student Choir of Sebelas Maret University who has been actively participated as an assisant conductor since 2012, and today he is one of conductor Voca Erudita Student Choir. Under his direction, Voca Erudita Student Choir achieved an award as the first winner of Choir Competition of University in Central Java (Lomba Paduan Suara antar Universitas Tingkat Jawa Tengah), as well as in 2016 he also conducted the choir in Choir Competition of Airlangga University (Lomb Paduan Suara Universitas Airlangga). In the following year, Ardian Dika Adhyatma participated as the main conductor for Voca Erudita Student Choir in the 6th Satya Dharma Gita National Choir Festival 2017 of Law Faculty of Diponegoro University and led Voca Erudita Student Choir to achieved several awards as well as Grand Champion, Champion of Popular Music Category, Champion of Folklore Category, 2nd Winner of Mixed Choir Category, and Best Interpretation of Mixed Choir Compulsory Song “Cinta Di Ujung Duka Pertiwi”.

Voca Erudita Student Choir of Universitas Sebelas Maret Reformed in Solo, the spirit of java, in December 17, 1987, Voca Erudita Student Choir is the foremost student activity unit in Sebelas Maret University where students are not only learning about singing and musical skills but also developing their organizational management. Voca Erudita, which is originated from Latin words meaning the voice of educated people, had proven their reputation towards various local and internatioal choral competitions. Regarding its achievements, Voca Erudita has been well known because of its name representing the Sebelas Maret Univeristy. Some of the recent achievements obtained by Voca Erudita Student Choir Of Sebelas Maret University: in 2017 at 6th Satya Dharma Gita National Choir Festival 2017, Semarang, Voca Erudita won the categories Grand Champion, Champion of Popular Music Category, Champion of Folklore Category, 2nd Winner of Mixed Choir Category, Best Interpretation of Mixed Choir Compulsory Song “Cinta Di Ujung Duka Pertiwi”. At the same year at 35th Festival Internacional de Musica de Cantonigros and 63rd International Choral Contest Habaneras and Poliphony-Torrevieja 2017 Voca Erudita won: 3rd Place for Poliphony Categories, 3rd Place for Habaneras Categories, Francisco Vallejos Award for Best Interpretation of Song Tu. In 2018, Voca Erudita partecipated in the Soegijapranata Choral Festival, Semarang and won Grand Champion of Soegijapranata Choral Festival for VocaErudita Female Choir, Champion of Mixed Category, Champion of Equal Voices Category, Gold A Medal for Folklore Category and Best Interpretation for Indonesian Contemporary Choral Music. Many other prizes were won in other Festivals, such as: Lomba Paduan Suara Universitas Airlangga 2016, Surabaya, Intenationaler Chorwettbewerb Spittal An Der Drau, Austria 2015, BusanChoral Festival and Competition 2014, South Korea, Vocal Group Competition in Pekan Seni Mahasiswa Daerah (PEKSIMIDA) of Central Java 2014 of Satya Wacana Christian University Salatiga, Hongkong International Youth And Children’s Choir Festival 2013, Hongkong International Youth And Children’s Choir Festival 2013 (Grand Champion of Youth Mix Voice, Gold Medal of Folklore) and Bali International Choir Festival Agustus 2012 (Grand Champion of Mixed Choir Category Grand Champion of Folklore Category,Grand Champion of Pop Jazz Category,Grandprix of BICF 2012, Champion of Champion)

VOCASOUL
Ramat Gan, Israel


Conductor Moshe Nir

In 1990 Moshe Nir obtained B.A. in choir conducting from Tel Aviv University and Lewinsky College, in 2004 Master in music and educational management, M.E.D. from the University of Liverpool He writes the arrangements for five choirs. He is conductor and musical manager of the following choirs: Nigunin, Shikma, Chen Singers, Tzadikov, Tzahalolim.
Moshe Nir writes and composes original music for songs and guitar. He also works with children with special needs, teaching them music and singing. Vocasoul choir is a combined choir of three choirs conducted by our conductor Moshe Nir.
The choir’s names are: Shikma, Nigunim, Chen Singers. Vocasoul was established five years ago; the choir meets once a week to practice. Singers from the choir have been performing in various choirs from five to twenty years.
The repertoire is rich and versatile and consists of various styles and includes: ethnic songs, classic, jazz, with emphasis on Israeli oldies The choir participated in many choral concerts and performed in various musical events.

Vocasoul choir competed in respectable international competitions such as:
Alta Pusteria Italy, Preveza Grece, Saint Petersburg Russia The choir received a silver medal in Saint Petersburg The choir main assets are love of music and mankind The musical arrangements were written by our conductor Moshe Nir Our gifted pianist is Eyal Shaked

XIAMEN UNIVERSITY DUET
Xiamen, China



Qin Xiao Zheng Di” (Li Jing & Ye Feisheng) Chinese National Chamber Music Group The “Qin Xiao Zheng Di” Chinese National Chamber Music Group was jointly founded in 2003 by zheng (Chinese zither) teacher Li Jing and bamboo flute and dongxiao (Chinese vertical bamboo flute) teacher Ye Feisheng at Xiamen University’s School of Art.
Both teachers are renowned for their highly-skilled, expressive performances. Over the years, they have been devoted to promoting Chinese classical national chamber music and have presented many performances on and off campus, fascinating the audiences with the charm of Oriental culture and art. Their performances have received high praise from national and foreign leaders.

On April 28, 2014, they staged the “River Scene on the Pure Brightness Festival” Flute, Xiao and Zheng Trio Concert. They have performed in more than thirty countries and regions, including the UK, the US, Canada, Germany and Poland, on behalf of Xiamen University, winning critical acclaims around the world.

XIAMEN UNIVERSITY ENSEMBLE
Xiamen, China



Xu Caiping, Ye Feisheng, Li Jing, Lin Chen (From Xiamen University National Chamber Orchestra) Xu Caiping, Ye Feisheng, Li Jing and Lin Chen are teachers from Xiamen University National Chamber Orchestra.
The Orchesetra is composed of teachers and students of the National Instrument and Music Teaching and Research Department of the Music Department of the College of Arts of Xiamen University. Since 1983, the National Instrument and Music Teaching and Research Department has trained many excellent national music talents, which has made an important contribution to the inheritance and development of Chinese traditional music culture in Fujian Province.

Over the past decades, art troupes composed of teachers and students have visited more than a dozen countries on behalf of China and Xiamen University.
They have participated in many important conferences, reception and celebration performances inside and outside the university, such as: “Music Xiamen, Rhyming New Year: 2019 Xiamen New Year Concert”, “Global Humanities Festival Special Concert”, “Chinese Rhyme, Elegant Style, Respecting to the National Music: National Orchestra Special Concert”, “A Night of Flowers and Moonlight by the Spring River: Chinese Traditional Music Concerts, “The Ninth Confucius Institute Congress”, and “Victoria University Day in Wellington, New Zealand”, etc. It has been recognized and highly appraised by the guests and music experts at home and abroad.
Teachers and students of the orchestra will continue to adhere to and develop cultural self-confidence, and strive to make their own contributions to enriching campus culture, promoting national music and inheriting excellent traditional Chinese culture.

XIAMEN UNIVERSITY NATIONAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Xiamen, China



It is composed of teachers and students of the National Instrument and Music Teaching and Research Department of the Music Department of the College of Arts of Xiamen University. Since 1983, the National Instrument and Music Teaching and Research Department has trained many excellent national music talents, which has made an important contribution to the inheritance and development of Chinese traditional music culture in Fujian Province.
Over the past decades, art troupes composed of teachers and students have visited more than a dozen countries on behalf of China and Xiamen University. They have participated in many important conferences, reception and celebration performances inside and outside the university, such as: “Music Xiamen, Rhyming New Year: 2019 Xiamen New Year Concert”, “Global Humanities Festival Special Concert”, “Chinese Rhyme, Elegant Style, Respecting to the National Music: National Orchestra Special Concert”, “A Night of Flowers and Moonlight by the Spring River: Chinese Traditional Music Concerts, “The Ninth Confucius Institute Congress”, and “Victoria University Day in Wellington, New Zealand”, etc.

It has been recognized and highly appraised by the guests and music experts at home and abroad.
Teachers and students of the orchestra will continue to adhere to and develop cultural self-confidence, and strive to make their own contributions to enriching campus culture, promoting national music and inheriting excellent traditional Chinese culture.

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