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The Awakening Lion: Asian Music Ensemble Fall Concert 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dear friends and colleagues:
The Macalester Asian Music Ensemble will present a small concert on this coming Saturday at 3:00pm as its Fall Concert. Students in the ensemble will perform a number of solo, combo, and ensemble pieces they have prepared this semester. The poster is attached here. Also see the program as attached in-text. Hope to see you at the concert.
7 December 2019, Saturday, 3:00pm
Mairs Concert Hall, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center 
Macalester College
Free admission; all are welcome
(Note that the last piece, a jazz/film song titled “Rose, Rose, I love you,” will be performed with Mac Jazz on Sunday night, not on Saturday afternoon.)


Autumn Thoughts by the Dressing Table | Zhuangtai Qiusi [妝臺秋思]

Moonlit Night | Yüe Ye [月夜]

Jasmine Flower | Moli Hua [茉莉花]

Melody from the Yimeng Mountains | Yimeng Shan Xiaodiao [沂蒙山小調]

The Awakening Lion | Sing Si (pinyin: Xing Shi) [醒獅]

Billow | Ging Tou (pinyin: Jing Tao) [驚濤]

Plantain by the Window on a Rainy Night | Jiaochuang Yeyü [蕉窗夜]

Song of Rejoicing | Huanle Ge [歡樂歌]

A change to the program: We WILL sing/play “Rose, Rose, I Love You” [玫瑰玫瑰我愛你], a Chinese jazz from 1940 by composer Chen Gexin (1914-1961)


Rose, Rose, I Love You | Meigui, Meigui, Wo Ai Ni [玫瑰玫瑰我愛你] [To be performed at Mac Jazz concert, 8 December, Sunday, 8:00pm, Concert Hall]