Sat, 04 Nov|
The Channel - Arts Centre Melbourne
The Boîte presents Wang Zheng-Ting - Live at The Channel
Delve into the world of Wang Zheng-Ting's mastery of the Sheng, a Chinese mouth organ with a unique sound. Wang Zheng Ting is a composer and master performer of the sheng (Chinese mouth organ). He graduated from Shanghai Music Conservatory and completed a MA in Ethnomusicology at Monash University.
Time & Location
04 Nov, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Channel - Arts Centre Melbourne, St Kilda Road Terrace, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
About the Event
Wang Zheng Ting is a composer and master performer of the sheng (Chinese mouth organ). He graduated from Shanghai Music Conservatory and completed a MA in Ethnomusicology at Monash University and a PhD in Ethnomusicology at the University of Melbourne.
He co-ordinated Chinese Instrumental Music course at the University of Melbourne and has been invited as a visiting scholar to the City University of New York, guest Professor at Xiamen University, Research Fellow at the Sichuan Conservatory of music. He is also the director of the Australian Chinese Music Ensemble. He is a 2014, 2015 Melbourne Festival Ambassador.
As a lecture and solo performer on the Sheng, he has performed many recitals across the world including: New York’s Lincoln Center; Melbourne Recital Centre; Schweizeriusche Musikforschende Gesellschaft, Ortsgruppe, Zurich; the Victoria University in Wellington; Hoch Schule Fur Music Koln, in Wuppertal, Germany; Mahasarakham University; and Thailand. He has also performed the following: with the Venice Chamber Orchestra; with the New Zealand String Quartet in Wellington; a Sheng concerto Princess Wencheng with the Macalester College Wind Symphony in the USA; with the Japanese Stringraphy Ensemble in Tokyo; on the Shanghai Oriental Radio Station; and with Christine Sullivan and Zydeco Jump at the Shanghai International Spring Festival.