Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble


The Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble, under the direction of Gao Hong, was established ten years ago and has since performed to much acclaim at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Mall of America, University of Minnesota, and Carleton's international festival, gallery openings, and Chinese New Year celebrations.

Off-Campus Program


ASIANetwork Studetn-Faculty Fellowship Trip to Taiwan and Singapore 2013 June-July
Exploration and Preservation: Temple Music in the Chinese Diaspora

Gao Hong


Gao Hong, a Chinese musical prodigy and master of the pear-shaped lute, the pipa, began her career as a professional musician at age 12.

Chinese Music Ensemble Wins 4 Awards at 2014 Huain Cup International Chinese Instrument Competition

February 10, 2014

Four members of Carleton's esteemed Chinese Music Ensemble were recently honored at the 2014 Huain Cup International Chinese Instrument Competition at the Le Petit Trianon Theatre in San Jose, Calif.

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