Music of East Asia

Korean Percussion Ensemble

  • Suwan Choi, director  

Chinese Music Ensemble

  • Wei Yang, director
  • Chih-I Hsiao, assistant director

Featuring  Guest Performers

  • Hong Da Chin, dizi (Chinese bamboo flute)
  • Yoko Hiraoka, koto (Japanese zither)



Pangut -  Traditional Korean

  • Korean Drumming Ensemble (KDE) 


六月茉莉 Jasmine in June - Traditional Taiwanese

  • Chinese Music Ensemble (CME)


Yashiyo Jishi - Traditional Japanese

Dance of the Eight Thousand Years Dragon - Traditional Japanese

  • Yoko Hiraoka*, koto
  • Nan Yamprai+, shamisen


‘isaceqalj 白蛇傳 -  Ryan Cheah (b. 1992)

  • Suwan Choi+, janggu
  • Chih-I Hsiao, erhu
  • Wei Yang+, pipa
  • Zih Cian Yu, cello

Legend of the White Snake - Ji-Ming Jeng (b. 1951) & Wei-Lun Luo (b. 1944)
     Movement 1: The Encountering  
     Movement 2: Monk Fai-Hai’s Interference    
     Movement 3: Flooding the Chin Shan

  • Hong-Da Chin*, dizi
  • William Goldenberg+, piano 


賽馬 Horse Racing  - Hai-Huai Huang  (1935-1967)

  • Allen Madison, erhu
  • CME


Seoljangu - Korean Traditional

  • KDE


喜洋洋 Joyfulness - Korean Traditional

  • Chih-I Hsiao, erhu
  • Paisley Stevens, dizi
  • CME


花好月圓 Blooming Flowers and Full Moon - Yi-Jun Huang  (1915-1995) 

  • CME

Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Music Building, Recital Hall
550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Concerts, Exhibits and Performances


Arts and Culture, Music and Concerts

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students


Asian American Certificate Program



Free Admission

Center for Southeast Asian Studies, School of Music
Contact Name

Tina Zemzemi

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