Thank you to everyone who contributed to this amazing concert! We are looking forward to more collaborations with interdiciplinary artists and perhaps will be performing with Danny again in the near future! Photos and Videos are posted, please feel free to comment, share and be trigger happy with the like button! That way we can get the word out and remount this project with a Tsugary Shamisen and watch the magic happen all over again.
If you have feedback or thoughts on the concert, if the concert gave you ideas about a possible future project, we would love to hear from you, email us at Angie(at)dkam.ca.
Vancouver Chinese Instrumental Music Society and Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden Presents
- Strumming, Drumming, and Tapping: an intercultural Jam Session -
Saturday, May 26 2012, 7:30 pm
Doors open at 7pm
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
578 Carrall Street (at Pender)
Tickets | 604 662 3207 |
Info | 604 683 8240 |
| $15 general/ $10 student and senior|
Banjo – Nick Hornbuckle
Sanxian – Qing Chang
Tap Dance – Danny Nielson
Erhu – Jirong Huang
Guitar – John Oliver
Percussion – Bruce Henzcel
Dr. Jan Walls as MC
Taps and Twang will bring together the sounds of ethnic traditional music fused with rhythmic dance. Audiences will experience the influences of old-time bluegrass from Nick Hornbuckle on banjo, classical Chinese sounds from Qing Chang on Chinese banjo and the unique style of tap dance from Danny Nielson accompanied by the ensemble on erhu, guitar and percussion.
Our eclectic group will be drawing inspiration from social networking and viral ideas to create new music. The performance is a response to a clip of influential international artist Agatsuma Hiromitsu
Contributing to the vast collection of instrumental works disseminated on the web, the ensemble continues the dialectical nature of online artistic collaboration.
The performers will demonstrate their mastered skills with solo performances to highlight their artistry and then present selected pieces in various unconventional arrangements. They will take time to display experimental innovations that occur during rehearsal and conclude the evening with a new piece. This tune will be the result of the creative opportunistic provided by our concert programming and will be a joint effort by the entire ensemble.
An intercultural jam session Taps and Twang is a collaborative presentation by the Vancouver Chinese Instrumental Music Society and the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden, aspiring to enrich Vancouver with vitality through events that showcase the beauty of diversity and intertwined stylistic identities.
Formed in 1989, the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble is the first professional Chinese
Instrumental music group established in Canada. Our versatile group embraces the popular and the traditional music of China as well as western classical and contemporary fine art performed with Chinese instruments. Our approach is transformative in nature as each project incorporates innovative collaborations between our ensemble and artists contributing to this creative milieu. New music is created from our eclectic arrangements presenting Chinese instruments in a new light with each performance.
For more information please contact Angie@dkam.ca| Tel 604.683.8240 | Fax 604.683.7911 | www.vancouverchinesemusic.ca
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the City of Vancouver
中山公園 | 578 Carrall Street
票價: 成人$15 / 學生, 耆英 $10
購票電話|604 662 3207| 或於當日在表演場所購買
查詢604 683 8240| vancouverchinesemusic.ca
傳統的彈撥弦樂和現代舞蹈節奏的鞋底聲將巧妙地融合一體？信不信由你！在5月26日溫哥華中華樂團與中山公園合辦的世界民族音樂系列《踢踏铮铮》音樂會上，聽眾們將體驗到由班卓琴演奏家Nick Hornbuckle的早期藍草音樂、三弦演奏家常青的中國傳統和現代風格表演、Nick Hornbuckle獨特風格的踢踏舞以及另外三位演奏高手有二胡黃繼榮，吉他John Oliver和打擊樂Bruce Henczel的助陣，將匯集成從所未有的嶄新效果。在這次音樂會上，常青將首演一首自編的專為配上踢踏舞的新曲並用站立的方式演奏三弦，藝術總監黃繼榮則新編一首且有江南風味和藍草音樂以及踢踏舞節奏相結合的輕松曲調。節目主持將由著名語言學家王健教授(Dr. Jan Walls)擔任。