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VIDEO: Very Young Composers of Shanghai Learn from Philharmonic Musicians

Posted July 11, 2017

On July 5, New York Philharmonic musicians participated in a session for Very Young Composers of Shanghai, ages 10–15, as part of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Residency Partnership. Philharmonic Artistic Director, Very Young Composers, Jon Deak (red shirt) guided a group rhythm exercise, Philharmonic violinist Kuan Cheng Lu demonstrated melodic range, and Assistant Principal Timpani / Percussionist Kyle Zerna showed what was special about Chinese cymbals. 

(Video: Chris Lee)