phoenix spring ensemble led by betty wong

Sunday, March 4th – 1:30-3:30 pm
Community Music Center Friends & Faculty!

Betty Wong, seated with keyboard, with her Phoenix Spring Ensemble in the courtyard of San Francisco’s Community Music Center, where thousands upon thousands of San Franciscans have advanced their musical talents.

Community Music Center instructors and students will present a wide ranging program to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog.

The opening set will include a gamut of music from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, and a tribute to the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.

The second set will feature a jazz ensemble led by pianist Randy Craig, featuring, among others, reed player Ken Rosen and bassist Richard Saunders, and a guest appearance on piano by long-time director of the CMC, Steve Shapiro.

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