美国国际演奏艺术友好协会

 

1960 Cliff Lake Road, #129-219,

Eagan, MN USA

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2019-2020 Concert Season

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Roster Artist Chinese Pipa Player/Composer Gao Hong's 2019 Fall Performances/Lectures

 

Sunday, September 8, 2019, 3:00 pm
Nirmala Rajasekar and Friends
Music in the Chapel Concert
Minneapolis, MN

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 6:00 pm
Lyz Jaakola
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 5:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1:00pm - 5:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C.

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00 pm
Sowah Mensah
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Sunday, October 11, 2019, 12:00 pm
Gao Hong
Rochester Music Guild
Rochester , MN

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 3:30 pm
Gao Hong
Northfield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:00 pm
Gao Hong
Cannon River Senior Living Center,
Cannon, MN

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 6:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Villages of Lonsdale
Lonsdale, MN

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 6:00 pm
Gao Hong
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

December 11, 2019, 10 am and Noon
Fern Davidson
Minnesota Zoo Japanese Day
Apple Valley, MN

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2020

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January 22, 2020, 4:30 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Carefree Assisted Living Commoms Area
Burnsville, MN

January 24, 2020, 7:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Maplewood Library, 3025 Southlawn Dr.
Maplewood, MN

January 25, 2020, 3:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Northwn Library Meeting Room, 711 Cty Rd 10 Fr Rd
Blaine, MN

Friday, April 24, 2020, 8:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo CD Release Concert
Carleton College
Northfield, MN

Sunday, May 3, 3:00 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo CD Release Concert
Univeristty of St. Thomas Brady Educational Center
St. Paul, MN

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2018-2019 Concert Season

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Roster Artist Chinese Pipa Player/Composer Gao Hong's 2018 - 2019 Performances

Sunday, August 5, 2018, 3:00pm
Lyz Jaakola
Music in the Chapel Concert
Minneapolis, MN

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:00 pm
Sowah Mensah
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:00 pm
Nirmala Rajaseksr and Friends
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Thursday - Sunday, September 27-30, 2018, Various Times
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Lotus Festival
Bloomington, IN

Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 7, 2018, Various Times and Locations
Gao Hong, Guest Artist
Bach Society of Minnesota
Minnesota

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:00 pm
Gao Hong
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Friday, October 26, 2018
Lyz Jaakola
2:30 pm
Three Links Care Center
3:45 pm
Northfield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00 pm
Lyz Jaakola
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

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2019

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Sunday, January 20, 2019, 6:00pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Martin Luther King Celebration
Minneapolis, MN

Friday ,February 1, 2019, 1:00pm
Gao Hong, Guest Artist
Minnesota Music Listening Contest
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 3:00pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
Music in the Chapel Concert
Minneapolis, MN

Saturday, February 11, 2019, 7:00pm
Gao Hong plays the National Anthem on pipa solo for NBA Timberwolves Game
The Target Center in Minneapolis, MN

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7:30pm
Gao Hong
China Symposium
Boca Grande, FL

Wednesday ,February 27, 2019, 7:00pm
Gao Hong and Linda Chatterton, Soloists
University of Iowa Symphony, Hancher Auditorium
Iowa City, IA

Friday, April 12, 2019, 3:30 pm
Andrea Een
Northield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 3:00 pm
Monroe Crossing
Commons on Marice
Eagan, MN

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:00 pm
Monroe Crossing
Sholom Home East
St. Paul, MN

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:00 pm
Andrea Een
Villages of Lonsdale
Lonsdale, MN

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 3:00 pm
Monroe Crossing
Northield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:30 pm
Chulrua
Kenyon Chamber of Commerce
Kenyon, MN

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 3:30 pm
Barbary Coast Dixieland Band
Northield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 3:30 pm
Chulrua
Northield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 2:30 pm
Barbary Coast Dixieland Band
Kenyon Senior Living
Kenyon, MN

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2017-2018 Concert Season

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6:00 pm
Gao Hong
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:00 pm
Sowah Mensah
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
1:45 pm
Three Links Care Center
3:15 pm
Northfield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00 pm
Lyz Jaakola
Winona State International Music Series
Winona State University, Winona, MN

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 3:30 pm
Chulrua
Northfield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 10 am and Noon
Fern Davidson
Minnesota Zoo
Apple Valley, MN

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2018

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 7:30 pm
George Kahumoku, Jr. and Gao Hong
Slack Key Show, Aloha Pavilion, Napili Kai Beach Resort, Maui, Hawaii

 

 


Sunday, January 7, 2018, 4:00 pm
Gao Hong, soloist with Hawaii Symphony, Eastern Light Concert featuring world premiere of Chen Yi’s “Southern Scenes” for pipa, flute, and orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, Conductor, Linda Chatterton, flute
Neil S. Blaisdell Concert Hall
Honolulu, Hawaii

Friday, February 9, 2018, 2:30 pm
Gao Hong
Blake Middle School
Hopkins, MN

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 10:00 am
Gao Hong
Zumbrota Public Library
Zumbrota, MN

Monday, March 13, 2018, 7:00 pm
Gao Hong
Preston Public Library
Preston, MN

Friday, March 16, 2018, 10:30 am
Gao Hong
Cannon Falls Library
Cannon Falls, MN

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7:30 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
CD Release Concert at The Cedar Cultural Center
416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 2:30 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo Outreach
Sholom Home East
St. Paul, MN

Friday, April 27, 2018, 2:45 pm
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo Outreach
Yinghua Academy
Minneapolis, MN

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 11:00 am
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo Outreach
Kang Le Asian Adult Day Care
St. Paul, MN

Wednseday, May 9 - Sunday, May 13, 2018
Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Duo
21st CHIME (European Foundation for Chinese Music
Research) Conference
Macau Scientific and Cultural Centre
Lisbon, Portugal

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 3:30 pm
Monroe Crossing
Northfield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Sunday, June 17, 2018, 3:30 pm
Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band
Northfield Retirement Community
Northfield, MN

Gao Hong's 2018 Summer Lecture/Performance Tour of China

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2016-17 Concert Season

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Monday, August 8, 2016, 7:30 pm
The Braided Candle,
Harbin Summer Music Festival,
Harbin, China

Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 7:30 pm
The Braided Candle,
Harbin Summer Music Festival,
Harbin, China

Venue: Harbin Music Hall (Chamber Music Hall)

This engagement is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:00 pm
Nirmala Rajasekar and Friends,
Winona State International Music Series

Thursday, October, 2016, 6:00 pm
Sowah Mensah and Friends,
Winona State International Music Series

Friday, October 28, 2016, 10:50 am
Spirit of Nature, 
Carleton College Convocation

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:00 pm
Spirit of Nature, 
Music of China Concert
Carleton College

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:00 pm
Lyz Jaakola,
Winona State International Music Series,

Friday, December 16, 2016, 7:00 pm
The Braided Candle-Jewish Violin Meets Chinese Pipa
Steven Greenman (Violin) and Gao Hong (Pipa)
University of Shanghai for Science & Technology

Friday, December 23, 2016 7:30 pm
2017 New Year Concert
The China National Traditional Orchestra with
Gao Hong as soloist with the China National Traditional Orchestra for a world premiere pipa concerto by composer Changjun Xu
The National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing

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2017

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Saturday, January 28, 2017, 7:00 pm
Gao Hong plays the National Anthem on pipa solo for NBA Timberwolves Game
The Target Center in Minneapolis, MN

Click here to watch the video

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 11:00am-5:00 pm
Mall of America Chinese New Year Celebration
Carleton College Chinese Music Ensemble,
Gao Hong, Director

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 am.
Connecting Globally Through Chinese Music
Featuring: Gao Hong, Chinese pipa soloist and composer and the trio Butterfly-- including Michelle Kenney on cello and Nirmala Rajasekar on veena
Ted Mann Concert Hall University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 10:00 am.
Gao Hong
Music at The Gramercy

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 6:00 pm
Musical Diversity: China in America
Gao Hong
Carolina Chamber Music Festival,
New Bern, North Carolina

Thursday February 23, 2017, 6:0 0pm
After Work: East Meets West
Gao Hong
Carolina Chamber Music Festival,
New Bern, North Carolina

Saturday February 25, 2017
Gao Hong
Carolina Chamber Music Festival,
New Bern, North Carolina
6:30 pm: Discussion with Composer in Residence Gao Hong
7:00pm: Festival Finale Concert

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 pm
Faculty Chamber Concert,
Gao Hong and Artaria String Quartet 
Mairs Concert Hall, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center & Gallery

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Gao Hong,
Lanesboro Public Library

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 10:30 am
Storytelling in Chinese Pipa Music with Gao Hong
The Schubert Club Museum

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 4:00 pm
Storytelling in Chinese Pipa Music with Gao Hong
Arlington Hills Community Center

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:30 pm
Storytelling in Chinese Pipa Music with Gao Hong
Paul Wellstone Neighborhood House

Monday, March 20, 2017, 7:00 pm
Gao Hong,
University of Minnesota Duluth

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:30 pm
Gao Hong,
Concordia College

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 8:00 pm
Gao Hong,
University of Minnesota, Morris

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 7:30 pm
Gao Hong,
New York Mills Cultural Center

Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:30 pm
"Chinglish" - Multi-Media Performance
Gao Hong with Roger Bechtel
Join Gao Hong as she celebrates 45 years of music making with the world premiere of her multi-media project "Chinglish." Gao Hong will perform live on the pipa in two groundbreaking multi-media performances and a storytelling traditional Chinese piece dating back over 100 years.
More details in Chinese (中文信息)

Friday, April 7, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Faculty Recital,
Gao Hong with the Artaria String Quartet
Carleton College