BLUEGRASS & BAMBOO
featuring Ed Caner, fiddle and viola with members of Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble and vocalist Xue "Snow" Yu
12 noon, Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Inn Between (outside the dining hall) Lower level, D.J. Lombardo Student Center
John Carroll University
1 John Carroll Boulevard or 20700 North Park Boulevard University Heights, Ohio Free
The Far East meets the Deep South as virtuoso fiddler Ed Caner joins members of theCleveland Chinese Music Ensemble for a lively cross-cultural program exploring the intersections between the string band music of Appalachia and the "silk and bamboo" ensemble tradition of China.
Selections will include both Chinese and American folk songs, played by a combination of Western and Chinese instruments, including violin, viola, banjo, accordion, dizi and xiao (bamboo flutes), sheng (mouth organ), dahu (bass fiddle), pipa (pear-shaped lute), and yueqin (moon lute). Vocalist Xue "Snow" Yu of Qingdao, Shandong, China will sing several selections.
The event, which is part of the John Carroll University Music Department's Music @ Midday concert series, is free and open to the public.
Facebook event page:https://www.facebook.com/events/405276616204661/
More about the Music @ Midday concert series:http://sites.jcu.edu/music/events/music-midday/
John Carroll University is conveniently located on Cleveland's east side, near the intersection of Fairmount Boulevard and Warrensville Center Road. For the concert, enter at the entrance on South Belvoir Boulevard and the guard will direct you to the parking lot (parking is free).
Directions may be found here:http://www.jcu.edu/map.htm
And a campus map is here:http://www.jcu.edu/mapcampus.htm
Information courtesy of David Badagnani