Press Release for Friday, August 21, 2015
Confucius Institute Hosts Nanjing University Traditional Instruments Orchestra Concert
Media Contact: Andrea Mestdagh, Public
Department of Public Relations
Confucius Institute at the
University of North Florida will host a special concert performance by the
Nanjing University Traditional Instruments Orchestra from Nanjing, China at
7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Lazzara Performance Hall on
the UNF campus.
The concert will showcase various traditional Chinese instrument
performances, including Zheng and bamboo flute solos, as well as erhu, plucked
instruments and pipa ensembles. The orchestra also offers tai chi and Chinese
painting and writing performances.
no charge for admission, however e-tickets are required and can be obtained here.
Founded in 1996, Nanjing University
Traditional Instruments Orchestra is composed of undergraduates, graduates and
doctoral students. The Orchestra has performed more than 500 performances,
presented nearly 1,000 pieces of traditional Chinese music and received
distinguished awards from National Students Art Festival Instrumental
Confucius Institute at UNF focuses on enhancing teacher training, increasing
resources and building relationships with K-12 schools while providing
leadership and support for Chinese teaching.
UNF, a nationally
ranked university located
on an environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to
enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures
through a well-rounded education.