NTU Alumni Choir invited our Chamber Ensemble to join their 2015 Annual Concert on September 20, 2015. Some of our members are traveling and we won’t be able to provide a 20-minutes program that Esther originally promised. Hence, I-Ling asked me to provide a solo violin piece and I chose John Williams’ “Schindlers List.” In… Read More “Schindlers List” — Violin Solo, Music Analysis, Practice
On August 30, our Chamber Ensemble performed three music pieces including “Ode to Joy” of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. We loved the “Ninth” because it inspires our spirits, brings hopes, stirs the longing to peace and brotherhood.
Featured Image: http://www.hulkshare.com Salieri – Twenty six Variations on La Folia … I-Ling invited our members to her home for a family concert. This is to introduce her parents, visiting from Taiwan, to us and to keep our musical practices alive. I have chosen “La Folia”, arranged by Suzuki as a violin solo piece. It… Read More “LA FOLIA” — The Most Lasting and Famous Tune in Western Music
We were invited by OCTA (Orange County Taiwanese Association) to perform at TECRO Orange County Office on May 24, Saturday. This event is to celebrate the Taiwanese American Heritage in a five-week series.
Since 2013, NTU Alumni Chamber Ensemble (NTUACE) started to play in the Sunday Worship at the Tustin Taiwan Presbyterian Church, in various community events and in family music parties. We want to get more intimate connections with the community for promoting Classical Chamber Music, and exploring Music Therapy (refer to “Our Intentions”). I am excited… Read More Embracing Community
I. ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS In the first half of year 2013, some of our members were traveling and hence our Ensemble had no public performances. Meantime, we continued the weekly practice in members’ homes. The major piece was J.S. Bach’s “Orchestra Suite #2, flute and strings”. The cello part was played by the bass clarinet… Read More Review of Year 2013 (NTU Alumni Chamber Ensemble)
In one of our weekly practice session, Albert mentioned about the new trend of Symphony Orchestra — music healing and discussion followed to expand our Chamber Ensemble’s activities beyond the weekly practices.