Our activities fall into three core program areas:
- Professional programming: All Chinese Music Concerts, showcasing exceptional Chinese composers, instruments, themes and performers; and International Composition Competition, soliciting original works inspired by a Chinese cultural theme from composers worldwide.
- Young Artist Development: Annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius, encouraging young musicians to learn Chinese music on western and/or Chinese instruments; and The Barbara Tiao Competition, awarding promising young composers at the Shanghai and Beijing Conservatories.
- Community Engagement: Annual large-scale Multi-Disciplinary Events at high profile public venues such as the Adler Planetarium and Millennium Park; Young Artist Ensemble Concerts at local community centers; and Arts-in-Education programs.
Through these core programs, we inspire young artists and professionals to explore and expand their experience beyond western arts, enriching their awareness of China’s cultural heritage.
Please see our Calendar of Events for more information.