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Friday, April 7 - 8:00 EVENT

8:00 PM, Shryock Auditorium

Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra

Shih-Hui Chen Kurt Stallmann Christopher Walczak Robert McClure Chih-Sheng-Chen Eric Lenz Christopher Butler

(Pictured left to right: First Row: Shih-Hui Chen, Kurt Stallmann, Christopher Walczak; Second Row: Robert McClure, Chih-Sheng Chen, Eric Lenz; Third Row: Christopher Butler)

Special guest ensemble from Taipei, Taiwan, Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra performs a concert of new music and world premieres combining western orchestral instruments and traditional Chinese/Taiwanese instruments. Works by guest composers Shih-Hui Chen and Kurt Stallmann with music by composers Christopher Walczak, Robert McClure, and Shane Monds. The orchestra is conducted by Chih-Sheng Chen and joined this evening by School of Music faculty Eric Lenz and Christopher Butler.


  • Into the Changing Light — Christopher Walczak
  • The Edge of Still — Robert McClure
  • Intersections — Shane Monds
  • Callings — Kurt Stallmann
  • Behind the Back — Timothy Roy
  • Fantasia on a Theme of Guanglingsan — Shih-Hui Chen