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CCCC, Chinese ensemble celebrate Lantern Festival

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CCCC, Chinese ensemble celebrate Lantern Festival

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Central Carolina Community College's Confucius Classroom celebrated the Chinese New Year Lantern Festival with 'Among the Lights,' a concert of traditional Chinese music performed by the NC-RTP Chinese Music Instruments Ensemble. The concert took place Feb. 24 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. The musicians, all playing traditional Chinese instruments, were (from left) Jiuping Pan on the erhu, a two-stringed violin; Xiaochun Lu on the dizi, a bamboo flute; Tong Li on the pipa, a four-stringed lute; Yueqin Chen on the zhongruan, a four-stringed instrument similar to a guitar; and Jennifer Chang on the guzheng, a zither. The ensemble was founded in 2003 to promote Chinese culture and present concerts and classes. Chang and Confucius Classroom instructor Ling Huang (not pictured) narrated the show. For more information about CCCC's Confucius Classroom, visit its web site at www.cccc.edu/confucius. For more information about the ensemble, visit www.unc.edu

CCCC, Chinese ensemble celebrate Lantern Festival

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Central Carolina Community College's Confucius Classroom celebrated the Chinese New Year Lantern Festival with 'Among the Lights,' a concert of traditional Chinese music performed by the NC-RTP Chinese Music Instruments Ensemble. The concert took place Feb. 24 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. The musicians, all playing traditional Chinese instruments, were (from left) Jiuping Pan on the erhu, a two-stringed violin; Xiaochun Lu on the dizi, a bamboo flute; Tong Li on the pipa, a four-stringed lute; Yueqin Chen on the zhongruan, a four-stringed instrument similar to a guitar; and Jennifer Chang on the guzheng, a zither. The ensemble was founded in 2003 to promote Chinese culture and present concerts and classes. Chang and Confucius Classroom instructor Ling Huang (not pictured) narrated the show. For more information about CCCC's Confucius Classroom, visit its web site at www.cccc.edu/confucius. For more information about the ensemble, visit www.unc.edu

CCCC, Chinese ensemble celebrate Lantern Festival

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Jennifer Chang, music director of the NC-RTP Chinese Music Instruments Ensemble, performs on the guzheng, a Chinese zither, during the group's performance Feb. 24 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. Central Carolina Community College's Confucius Classroom hosted the ensemble in celebration of the Chinese New Year Lantern Festival. For more information about CCCC's Confucius Classroom, visit its web site at www.cccc.edu/confucius. For more information about the ensemble, visit www.unc.edu

CCCC, Chinese ensemble celebrate Lantern Festival

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Yueqin Chen, of the NC-RTP Chinese Music Instruments Ensemble, performs on the zhongruan, a Chinese instrument similar to a guitar, during the group's performance Feb. 24 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. Central Carolina Community College's Confucius Classroom hosted the ensemble in celebration of the Chinese New Year Lantern Festival. For more information about CCCC's Confucius Classroom, visit its web site at www.cccc.edu/confucius. For more information about the ensemble, visit www.unc.edu

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