UC San Diego's Department of Music

September 08, 2007

  The National Taiwan Normal University Symphony Orchestra and Formosa Festival Chorus perform a rare U.S. concert on September 8 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at UCSD's Mandeville Auditorium. Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu is exemplary of the trend toward artists with international careers. Entering her fifth year as director and conductor of the Taiwanese orchetra, she earned her graduate degree in music from the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut and attended the Pierre Monteaux Domaine School for Conducting in Maine as well as the Conductor's Institute with Murry Sidlin in Colorado. She has served as guest conductor at the Interlochen Music Festival, with the Hartford Symphony, and for many other festivals and orchestras. The program at UCSD includes Fang-Long Ko's "Dream of Year 2000" and Tyzen Hsiao's "Ilha Formosa: Requiem for the Formosan Martyrs." UCSD's Department of Music and the Taiwanese American Foundation of San Diego/Taiwanese American Community Center are honored to present this prestigious concert. Tickets are available at the door: $10 general, $5 for students, free for UCSD students with ID.

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