LA Chamber Orchestra GALA

February 8th, 2015 Comments Off on LA Chamber Orchestra GALA

“Under a Chinese Moon” was a unique fusion of Los Angeles artistry and timeless Chinese tra­di­tions in obser­vance of Lunar New Year. I was thrilled to be invited to perform with vibrant LACO artists for Lou Harrison “Concerto for Pipa with String Orchestra”, conducted by their music director Jeffrey Kahane at The California Club, LA.


New CD with Bridge Chamber Virtuosi

December 20th, 2014 Comments Off on New CD with Bridge Chamber Virtuosi

Bridge Chamber Virtuosi (violinist Wei He from SF Conservatory of Music, violist Jay Liu from SF Symphony, and cellist Amos Yang from SF Symphony) New CD released at the end of 2014. The CD collects Bright Sheng Seven Tunes Heard in China, Lei Liang Gobi Canticle, Dohnanyi Serenade in C, and Chen Yi Ning. I was fortunate to have such a wonderful chance to work with them, and did Chen Yi’s “Ning”, for violin, cello and pipa as its first recording. IMG_1612

Iris Chang Memorial Service

November 9th, 2014 Comments Off on Iris Chang Memorial Service

Playing “Flying Snow Decorating Green” for beloved NY Times best-​​selling “The Rape of Nanking” author Iris Chang (10.28.68–11.09.04) memorial service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Los Altos.

Youtube link: Here


IJ Lobby lounge interview

July 25th, 2014 Comments Off on IJ Lobby lounge interview

Interviewed by Paul Liberatore from Marin Independent journal’s “IJ lobby Lounge”, here is the article ‘s link…

Here is Youtube link


SF Symphony AIM program

January 13th, 2014 Comments Off on SF Symphony AIM program

Since SF symphony AIM (Adventures in Music) inception in 1988, over 150,000 children have gone through the AIM program. 2014 is my third season to be part of this wonderful edu­ca­tional program with MOC musicians. The program last four months, (January-​​May, 2014),  visited over 80 SF public ele­men­tary school’s grades 3–5 students for hundreds of per­for­mances. This year, the theme is “music of the world”.


SF Conservatory Concert Hall

March 15th, 2013 Comments Off on SF Conservatory Concert Hall

Premiered “Dancing on the Brink of the World” in 2013 Hot Air Music Festival at SF con­ser­va­tory of music concert hall. Composer Loren Jones, a native San Franciscan, has created this a 14-​​movement orches­tral com­po­si­tion inspired by his­tor­i­cal times, places, and personal expe­ri­ences of San Francisco from 1600 to the present. Conductor: John Kendall Bailey

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Old First Presbyterian Church, SF

December 7th, 2012 Comments Off on Old First Presbyterian Church, SF

It was wonderful to perform again with “Earplay” and “MOC” for Joan Huang’s work “Along the River During the QingMing Festival”. The col­labra­tion among the musicians, conductor and composer was spectacular…


Artist in Residency at Starr King, SF

October 16th, 2012 Comments Off on Artist in Residency at Starr King, SF

Supported by California Art Council Grant and San Francisco Chinese Cultural Center, I was selected as artist in residency at Starr King Elementary School in San Francisco for 10 weeks from Oct.2012 to Jan. 2013.

It was a great time working with grade third to fifth children by teaching them singing and playing per­cus­sion. I also shared my pipa concert per­for­mance expe­ri­ence with them. Everyday, little by little, they learned single note, rhythm, team work, standing posture at stage to the end of giving a small recital… they did wonderful job… music is truly magic, I saw every soul shines… it was really beautiful…

Herbst Theater, SF

May 10th, 2012 Comments Off on Herbst Theater, SF

In asso­ci­a­tion with 2012 San Francisco International Art Festival,  I was honored to be part of these two ensemble groups “Earplay” and “MOC” to present the world premiere work “Along the River During the QingMing Festival” at Herbst Theater. Composer Joan Huang received co-​​commision from these two ensemble groups. The work depicts the images of mag­nif­i­cent painting through western instru­ments (violin, viola, cello, clarinet, flute) and chinese instru­ments (yangqin, pipa, guzheng, sheng, bamboo flute).


Electric Works Gallery, SF

February 9th, 2012 Comments Off on Electric Works Gallery, SF

The dots between Chinese pipa and Bay Area artist Hung Liu’s works as fund raiser to support the SF Contemporary Music Players.



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