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Chinese pipa soloist/composer

Gao Hong
2010-2011 Upcoming Concerts

Saturday., September. 25, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. Perform with Dizi master Chen Tao at Musical Instrument Museum (MIM): Celebrating Music in Phoenix, AZ

Friday, October 1, 7:00 p.m. Solo concert at University of Wisconsin-River Falls “Culture, Counter-Culture, and Modernity” Conference

Saturday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. in Gallagher-Bluedorn's Davis Hall, Cedar Falls Iowa

Gao Hong will perform a free Lollipops Concert for children and families. Lollipops Concerts are free educational opportunities supported by the Friends of the WCFSO.

Saturday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, University of Northern Iowa.

Gao Hong joins Music Director Jason Weinberger and the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony on Concerto for Pipa and Strings by Tan Dun, Oscar winning composer of the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon film score. Works by Weber and Dvořák complete an evening of music that opens the Symphony's 81st Season.

Thursday, October 21, 2010. 7:00 p.m. Solo concert at DAKOTA COUNTY LIBRARY AT EAGAN (WESCOTT) MN.

Thursday, November 4, 2010. 5:30 p.m. Solo concert at WSU's International Music Series
Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons, MN.

December 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 13. 14. 15 Artist in Residency at Sibley Elementary School, Northfield, MN through Minnesota State Arts Board Art Learning Grant.

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 3:00 p.m. at O'Shaughnessy Auditorium in St. Paul with "Speaking In Tongues", Guqin (Chinese Zither) master Zhao Jiazhen and famous percussion group "Ba Da Chui" from China.

Tickets: $18 for adults, $15 students/seniors and MPR/TPT members, $10 for groups of 10 or more or low-income. Half price discount for those attending Zhao Jiazhen’s February 9th solo guqin concert at the Loring Theater in Minneapolis and “Embrace China” Concert. Tickets can be purchased or reserved in advance by calling (952) 210-3628, by email at, or in person after January 24 at The Shanghai Market, 1546 Como Avenue in St. Paul.

Saturday, Feb 19, 2011 at 7:30pm at the Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. Guest artist withDel Sol String Quartet

Sunday, February 26, 2011, 8:00 p.m. at O'Shaughnessy Auditorium in St. Paul with Macalester College Choir.

SONGS OF THE EARTH: Music of China. Eugene Rogers, Conductor. Performing Gao Hong's first choral compositionmusic "Coming of Spring" - for S.A.T.B. and a world premiere of Gao Hong's "Golden Season" - for S.A.T.B. Chorus and Optional Chinese Pipa. Completed 2010. Commissioned by IFTP, supported by Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board .

Sunday. March 6, 2011, 3:30 p.m. Soloist with St Oalf Orchestra, at Skoglund Center Auditorium, Northeild, MN

Spring Concert, Steven Amundson, Condutor. Performing the "Flying Drogan Concert" by Gao Hong and Orchestration by Gao Hong and Paul Dice . Commissioned by American Composers Forum Jerome Composers Commissioning Program.

Saturday, March 19, 2011, 7:30 p.m. at Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette, LA.

Guest soloist with THE ACADIANA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: East Meets West, MARIUSZ SMOLIJ, Conductor

Experience a one-of-a kind journey from West to East with colorful music accompanied by spectacular photographs of Acadiana and the Far East. Western rhythms and sublime sounds of ancient Chinese string instrument - pipa. A pipa concerto by Gao Hong

"Flying Dragon Concerto"

Asia Society Texas Center Tiger Ball 2011, Thursday, March 24, 2011, 6:30pm

1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010-5012


March, 27, 2011, 2:00 p.m. Solo concert at Chanhassen Library MN
Location: Thornton Wilder Meeting Room
Contact: Kathy Perschmann
Contact Number: 952-227-1508

April 15-17, 2011, ASIANetwork Conference, Chicago Illinois


Gao Hong's Choral piece "Coming of Spring" will be performed by Chicago Choral Artists.

Saturday, April 30, 7:30 pm
St. Cletus Church
600 W. 55th Street, La Grange

Sunday, May 1, 4 pm
St. Josaphat Church
2311 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago

May 7th, 2011, 2:00 p.m. Solo concert at Maplewood Library MN

3025 Southlawn Drive
Maplewood, Minnesota


July, 9-15, 2011, concert/lecture at Arts School of East China Normal University in Shanghai, China


Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 7:30 p.m. Perform with Speaking In Tongues at Alexandria Festival of the Lakes


August 12-14, 2011, Great Lakes Folk Festival East Lansing , MI