Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble
Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble (Please click the photo to watch the video)

Carleton World Chamber Music Ensemble
Carleton GlobalChamber Music Ensemble (Please click the photo to watch the video)

Guzheng Ensemble
Guzheng Ensemble (Please click the photo to watch the video)

Carleton Chinese Music Ensembles Directed by Gao Hong

Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble Members:


String Quartet

笛子Dizi: Qianzi Li, Shannon Liu
二胡Erhu: Athena Brooks,Marianne Gunnarsson, Songyan Zhao, Rosa Zhou, Authur Zhang, Faye Merritt
琵琶Pipa:Gus Holley, Anna Li 
古筝Guzheng: Helen Hu, Zhixing Jiang, Abby Ma, Amber Zhang
扬琴Yangqin: Ruofei Li, Yucheng Yang
柳琴Liuqin: Tong Cui
钢琴Piano: Tyler Chang
大提琴Cello: Mathew Pan
打击乐Percussion: Colin Pi, Alex Zhai

About Us
The Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble under the direction of Gao Hong, was established in 2005 and has since performed to much acclaim at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Mall of America, University of Minnesota, The Confucius Institute’s China Day 2010 event at Northrop Auditorium, the National Conference for Silk Road Scholars at the University of Minnesota, the ASIANetwork 22nd Annual Conference in Chicago IL, the Organization of Chinese Americans’ annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Winona State University, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the Land O'Lakes Company's Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Concert Series, The Schubert Club's new concert series Cocktails with Culture, the Flint Hill International Children’s Festival presented by Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, and the Chinese Minghua Language School in St. Paul. Locally they performed the inaugural performance for Northfield Library’s Carnegie Concert Series, at St Olaf College, Northfield High School and Middle School, and Carleton's international festivals, gallery openings, AALAC Conference, and Chinese New Year celebrations. They even appeared on a broadcast on KSTP news. In 2015 the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and the Global Music Ensemble released their first CD – “Music from China and Beyond” featuring their performances from 2005-2015.