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East Asian Music Concert

Event Type
Performance
Sponsor
Spurlock Museum, Illinois Arts Council Agency
Location
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL
Date
May 28, 2022   2:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Campus Wellbeing Services - ALL UIUC Wellness Events

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Spurlock Museum is hosting a concert by local artists Ru Huang and Yarong Guan. The event will be May 28 at 2:00 pm in the Museum’s Knight Auditorium. The concert will include popular, jazz, and traditional tunes from East Asia, played on the erhu and piano, as well as improvisation of twentieth century Shanghai classics, such as Shanghai Nights, , I Love You, and The Love You Can’t Get. Also featured will be songs by Teresa Teng, called "Asia's eternal queen of pop." The musicians will share their stories of encountering the music.

The Spurlock Museum acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency for this event.

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