Thanks to all, we had a highly successful 29th annual MFHC Winners Concert! We’d like to sincerely congratulate all performers on their incredible accomplishment and thank parents and teachers for their ongoing support. Not least, thanks to all old and new CFAS supporters for their attendance at the concert. Pictures from the event are now available on our Facebook page. Take a look and don’t hesitate to add your own!
Our next events will be in celebration of the 2014 Chinese New Year, year of the horse. Please check our calendar to the right of our webpage for more information! We hope to see you there.
2013 Music Festival in Honor of Confucius Winners Concert
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Preston Bradley Hall
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602
The Chinese Fine Arts Society would like to remind all participants, their family and teachers, as well as our supporters of the upcoming 2013 MFHC Winners Concert. We’d like to congratulate all participants on their hard work and the concert will be a wonderful opportunity for first place winners to showcase their achievement.
Come join us for an afternoon of music!
We’d like to bring to your attention a few updates on the congratulatory ad form for the 29th Annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius.
The form is now available on our website and parents, teachers, and friends of participants in the competition are free to send the completed form and intended message and/or graphic electronically to Sarah Hamerman at email@example.com as well as through the mail. Checks can be sent to the address mentioned in the form and payment through the online store of our website IS NOW UP!
Also please take note that the deadline has also been extended to Thursday, November 14th, 2013!
The Chinese Fine Arts Society would like to inform our supporters that we have reschedule the Virginia Geyser Behrendt Scholarship Competition to 1 pm on Sunday, November 24th, 2013 at the Preston Bradley Hall in the Chicago Cultural Center.
The competition is open to musicians 30 or younger. In order to be eligible for this competition, ALL of the musicians in the ensemble must meet the age requirements and enter the competition as part of an ensemble group.
CFAS designates the required piece each year. This year, the required piece is “Tibetan Dances” by Bright Sheng for a piano, violin, and clarinet ensemble and can be found in the store on our website.
Contestants must bring the original score of each piece, plus one additional xerox copy for the judges. Each and every measure must be numbered on the original and the copy. These MUST be presented at the time of registration, otherwise the contestant will risk disqualification.
Awards and Recognition
The Virginia Geyser Behrendt Scholarship winner will receive a joint award of $1200 for the ensemble group winner and will be invited to perform at the annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius Winner’s Concert that same day from 3 PM to 5PM.
We are pleased to announce the prizewinners of the 29th Annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius. There were nearly 200 amazing participants this year from the greater Chicago area. We would like to thank all musicians and parents for their hard work in preparation for and participation in the competition.
Here is the list of placements for 2013 MFHC.
We are thrilled with the high caliber of the contestants at the competition. Evaluations of your performance will be mailed to your respective teachers. The evaluations include judges’ comments as well as a certificate of participation. The “Huang Zhong” participation points you have earned in this competition have been recorded in our files.
Thanks and Congratulations from the Chinese Fine Arts Society!
Chinese Fine Arts Society would like to thank all competitors and parents for their participation in the 29th Annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius. We know that all participants are eager to find out their results. Results will be posted to our website as soon as possible. Winners will also be notified by email.
Please join us for the MFHC Awards Ceremony and Winners Concert on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. respectively, at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington Street) in Chicago. Your family, teachers, and friends are all cordially invited.
Again, thanks so much for your participation and patience!
Some photos from the Autumn Moon Festival at Navy Pier on 9/15 have been uploaded on our Facebook album. If you were in attendance, feel free to upload your own photos from that night and tag the Chinese Fine Arts Society in them!
Check out our Facebook page to see pictures from the night!