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Intercultural Residency Series
Fall 2013

Silk and Bamboo: Music From China,
Pre-residency visit: Sept. 17,18
Residency: November 20-23

Part I: September 17, 18

In September, musicians will work with Brandeis student composers, who will be composing music for traditional Chinese instruments. During the visit, the musicians will also perform on campus and have guest appearances in classes across campus

Tuesday, Sept. 17:

2-5 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall
Informal workshop with Brandeis student composers. Visiting artists illustrate the capabilities of their instruments and introduce composers to Chinese styles and traditional music.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

9 -10:30 am
Slosberg Recital Hall
Art responds event. Visiting artists joinTHA 109a: Improvisation (for dance/movement). Professor Krstansky.

12-1 pm Music at Mandel – Mandel Center for the Humanities Atrium
Informal concert for Brandeis community – a preview of the November residency. Complimentary lunch for artists and audience after the performance.

2-3:20 pm
Slosberg: Location TBD
Visiting artists join MUS 4a: Intro to Chinese Music. Professor Yu-Hui Chang.

3:30 – 5 pm
Goldman-Schwartz, Room 126
Art responds event. Visiting artists join FA 107: Beginning Painting. Professor Lichtman.

Part II: November 20-23
In November, the musicians will return to rehearse and perform the new works, have guest appearances in classes, and participate in outreach educational programs for public school students. The final public concert, as part of the World Music Concert series is on Saturday, November 23.


Wednesday, November 20

9 am – 1 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall (and Room 215)
Rehearsals for New Music Brandeis compositions. Brandeis student composers work with Music from China musicians in preparation for the Friday concert of newly composed works.

2 - 3:20 pm
Slosberg: Location TBD
Visiting artists join MUS 4a: Intro to Chinese Music. Professor Yu-Hui Chang

7 – 9 pm
Slosberg Room 212
Rehearsal for Brandeis faculty composer Yu-Hui Chang’s Pu songling’s Bizarre Tales

Thursday, November 21

10 – 10:50 am
Slosberg Recital Hall
Visiting artists join HIST 80a: Intro to East Asian Civilizations. Professor Xing Hang

1:30 – 3:30 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall (and Room 215)
Rehearsal for Brandeis faculty composer Yu-Hui Chang’s Pu songling’s Bizarre Tales

5 pm – 9 pm
Slosberg Room 212
Rehearsals for New Music Brandeis compositions. Brandeis student composers work with Music from China musicians in preparation for the Friday concert of newly composed works.

Friday, November 22

9 – 10 am and 10:30 – 11:30 am
Slosberg Recital Hall
Silk and Bamboo education outreach program for Waltham 7th grades and Conservatory Lab School students

1:30 – 6 pm
Slosberg: Location TBD
Rehearsals for New Music Brandeis compositions. Brandeis student composers work with Music from China musicians in preparation for the Friday concert of newly composed works.

8 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall
CONCERT OF NEWLY COMPOSED WORKS: Music from China/New Music Brandeis
Please join us for a reception after the concert!

Saturday, November 23

Additional rehearsals may take place in the Recital Hall

4 -6 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall (and Room 212)
Rehearsal for Brandeis faculty composer Yu-Hui Chang’s Pu songling’s Bizarre Tales

7:00 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall
Pre-concert talk. Speakers: Susan Cheng Yu-Hui Chang

8:00 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall
WORLD MUSIC CONCERT: Silk and Bamboo – Music from China
Please join us for a reception after the concert!

The 2013-14 MusicUnitesUS Intercultural Residency Series is supported in part by the CDQ Charitable Trust, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Brandeis Arts Council, Music Department, the Waltham Public Schools and many other on and off campus supporters.

For more information
781-736-3331

For World Music Concert: BRANDEIS TICKETS: http://www.brandeis.edu/tickets
781-736-3400
Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for Senior Citizens and the Brandeis Community, and $5 for students.



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