Sunday, March 9th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Betty Wong & CMC Friends
in a transcultural musical celebration of the Year of the Horse!
Happy New Year!
Celebrate with us the Chinese Year of the Horse — and the advent of Daylight Savings Time: come and enjoy a multicultural concert featuring faculty and friends of San Francisco’s Community Music Center!
Yi Ming Li, guqin (ancient Chinese zither)
Peter Frentzel, shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute)
Betty Wong, huluxi (Chinese folk gourd flute) and piano
Shirley Wong Frentzel and the CMC Chinese Music Ensemble
Katelyn Lui, piano, Elena Dillon, clarinet & John Smalley, baritone
Harvey Robb and Ken Rosen (saxes), Betty Shaw
and Randy Craig (piano) & Richard Saunders, bass
These performers will take us on a marvelous journey across the continents and centuries, with Tibetan folk music celebrating the year of the horse, music of Mongolia and ancient Japan… and on to Europe–France’s Poulenc & Germany’s Hindemuth…to the uniquely American jazz strains of Gershwin, Thelonious Monk, Benny Golson & Fred Hersh.
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the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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