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East Meets West: Dialogue Between Chinese and Western Music
May 15, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Who is the Monk in Mao, Monk, and Me?
What happens when the pipa (a traditional Chinese instrument) and the guitar collide in jazz?
What does a “musical kaleidoscope” sound like?
Find out the answers to these and other questions of your own Saturday, May 15, at 8 p.m. at the Alfred University Confucius Institute’s fourth monthly “East Meets West” Virtual Concert and Forum featuring Min Xiao-Fen, singer, composer, and “pipa player like no other”, and Rez Abbasi, guitarist and 2021 Guggenheim Fellow, with host Daisy Wu, CIAU Director.
For a preview of the artists’ work, check out minxiaofenbluepipa.org and www.RezTone.com .
Please go to https://forms.gle/VY1168xUUFJPZKq97 or scan the accompanying bar code to register. There will also be a registration link on the Facebook page of the Almond 20th Century Club Library.
If you have questions, please contact Daisy Wu at email@example.com or CIAU Assistant Director Susan Steere 607-382-4140 for further details.