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March 22, 2011

The Confucius Institute at U-M presents: Chinese folk and art song recital

China’s Ethnic Groups and Their Songs"

A lecture-recital by Hong ZHANG, Binghamton University, State University of New York

Friday, March 25, 2011 | 7pm
Britton Recital Hall, E.V. Moore Building
1100 Baits, U-M School of Music, Ann Arbor
Free and open to the public.

Performer bio: Hong ZHANG, mezzo-soprano, holds a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from Binghamton University, SUNY, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the founder and director of Song of Silk, a performance group that aims to bridge East and West. Zhang has been an active soloist in many concerts and groups, including the Shanghai Philharmonic Society, the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Eastern Silk. As a Senior Lecturer of Chinese at Binghamton University, Zhang offers a rich and diverse curriculum that includes the ground-breaking course “Singing Chinese.” Zhang gives lectures, recitals and workshops on Chinese vocal music and culture nationwide. She also co-authored the book Chinese through Song.

Posted by zzhu at March 22, 2011 07:27 PM