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East Meets West: A Cross-Cultural Experience

Event Type: Music
Facility: School of Music (MUS)
Presented By: School of Music
Description: 
The USF Confucius Institute, USF World, and School of Music present a variety of traditional 
Chinese music for the guzheng, guqin and pipa, as well as contemporary music for Chinese and 
Western instruments. The featured guest artist is guzheng virtuoso Deng Haiqiong, along with visiting 
scholar Zhan Jingyi on pipa, visual artist Nan Liu, Professor Bob McCormick and the USF Percussion 
Ensemble, tuba teacher Jay Hunsberger, pianist Megasari Honggokusuma, and composer Chihchun 
Lee. The well-known Chinese music on the program includes Blossoms on Spring Moonlit Night, The 
Ambush, and Plum Blossom Melodies. Of special interest is the world premiere of Double Concerto for 
Tuba, Zheng and Percussion Orchestra by award-winning composer Chihchun Lee


Co-sponsors: USF World, Global Citizens Project, Chinese Students & Scholars Association, Global 
Citizens Project, INTO USF, Chinese Culture & Language Club, Department of World Languages, 
Asian Alliance, Project Pengyou, Honors College, Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs
Date: 9/16/2016
Event Information: For additional event information, please visit: http://music.arts.usf.edu.
 
Purchase Tickets: A Free Event.
 
Location: Concert Hall-Stage
Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
 
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