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World Premiere: Coexistent Beauty

Old First Church 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco

Melody of China will premiere Yuanlin Chen's Coexistent Beauty at Old First Church in San Francisco on Friday, November 7th. The newly commissioned work calls for yangqin, guzheng, pipa, sheng, dizi, Chinese percussion, bass clarinet, violin, 'cello and electronics. New York composer Yuanlin Chen has composed for numerous ensembles including the BBC Scottish Symphony; he […]

Community School of Music and Arts

Community School of Music and Arts (Finn Center) 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View

In partnership with the Community School of Music and Arts, Melody of China presents an afternoon of traditional and contemporary works for Chinese ensemble. The program includes traditional selections from the various ethnic regions of China as well as a follow-up performance of Yuanlin Chen's newly commissioned work Coexistent Beauty. The concert begins at 2pm […]

Yoshi’s Oakland

Yoshis 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland

For the first time ever, Melody of China will be performing at Yoshi's in Oakland! The evening performance includes the newly commissioned Coexistent Beauty by Yuanlin Chen as well as a special Chinese/jazz fusion performance with guests: Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Marcus Shelby and Deszon Claiborne. It's happening Tuesday, November 11. Show starts at 10:30 […]


SFIAF 19 with Sound of Dragon

Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco

Melody of China will perform with Vancouver-based Sound of Dragon at the 2019 San Francisco International Arts Festival. The program will feature Melody of China artists with guests from Sound of Dragon ensemble including traditional Chinese and Western instruments. The program will feature several world premieres by composers from the U.S. and Canada as well […]

USAAF: United States of Asian American Festival 2021

Chinatown Portsmouth Square San Francisco

The Melody of China is returning back on stage for an exciting program, with special guests Sirvan Manhoobi and Nariman Assadi on May 30, 1pm-2:45pm at Portsmouth Square in San Francisco Chinatown. This event is proudly presented by The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center. Tickets are free, and are limited to 50 seats per showcase.

Disneyland California Adventure Park 2022

Disneyland California Adventure Park Anaheim

In celebration of Lunar New Year and the Year of the Tiger, Melody of China will be performing at the Paradise Garden Bandstand at Disneyland California Adventure from January 21 thru February 11, 2022! There will be exciting selections of Chinese instrumental folk music, as well as selections from Star Wars, Mulan, and more!

Montana Folk Festival 2022

“One of the largest free festivals of the North West” The Montana Folk Festival is an annual outdoor summer event in Butte, Southwest Montana, that features over 200 acts by the nation’s best performers. The festival has six stages with continuous live performances for three days by over 20 groups. The event attracts about 175,000 […]