Led by Melody of China. Explore the instruments and musical traditions of China, as well as the vibrant new music emerging from China today.
Melody of China is a San Francisco-based Chinese chamber ensemble, celebrated for their unique mix of contemporary and traditional material. MoC has commissioned over 40 new works by contemporary composers, has been guest artist with the Berlin Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony, and has performed at Lincoln Center, the Chicago Jazz Festival, and with Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet and the Oakland Ballet.
Melody of China conducts numerous classes and workshops for all ages and is part of the San Francisco Symphony’s Adventures in Music program (AIM). Their free after-school program, where children learn to play a Chinese instrument of their choice, is in its 7th year at Sunset Elementary School.