Zhaorong Chen Flute Recital
Time and Location
Friday, August 2
Performance Q&A: 19:00-20:30
Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Station, Exit C)
Registration and Fees
RMB 60 for students; RMB 80 for Yale alumni; RMB 100 for others.
Walk-ins are not accepted.
The language of the event will be Chinese.
Give me the flute, and sing.
Sing fire and light,
The flute is not cold or hot,
It is the hope.
------ Kahlil Gibran
On this summer night, immerse in enhanting flute music at the Yale Center Beijing with renowned flutist, Professor Zhaorong Chen, who will perform and be accompanied by Yue Li, a young pianist.
Professor of Flute & China Conservatory of Music
Zhaorong Chen currently serves as Professor of flute at the China Conservatory of Music. He is the first mainland Chinese flutist to receive a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in the USA. After he graduated from the University of Bridgeport, he continued his study and achieved a Master of Music degree from the Yale University.
As a flutiest, Chen has performed in the world's most prestigious concert halls, such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Woolsey Hall and Sprague Memorial Hall at Yale University, Musical Hall at the National Center for the Performing Arts.
While pursuing his dream as a flutist in the USA, Chen studied with Yale University's renowned Ransom Wilson, American flute soloist Robert Stallman, the Juilliard School’s flute professor Bradley Garner, the University of Washington’s flute professor Donna Shin and Zart Dombourian-Ebay, University of Bridgeport flute professor Barbara Siesel, and others.
Piano Teacher& Conducting Department of China Conservatory of Music
Yue Li holds a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Central Conservatory of Music and apprenticed under Professor Qifang Li. Since 2013, Li joined Professor Tongde Zhu's flute workshop as a professional accompanist at Central Conservatory of Music.