Exploring China: The “Middle Kingdom” Through Music & Story
From the grasslands of Mongolia to the high mountain of Yunnan, master musician Shaw Pong Liu takes audiences on a musical journey through historical and contemporary China. Her suitcase packed with languages and musical instruments, Shaw Pong weaves history, geography, the Mandarin language and Chinese folk music in a dynamic exploration of China.
Note: Available live online for remote learning. Outdoor performances also available.
Audience Limit: 300
Curriculum Connection: Chinese Folk Music, History, Culture, Geography, Music, Classical Music
Remote Single (Live): $475
Single Show: $595
Travel Fee: $45 per day
Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts
School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled, however please turn off ‘annotation’ feature. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call to spotlight artist video, facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.
- 1 reserved parking space
- 1 microphone stand with boom
- 1 armless chair
- 2 music stands or 1 easel for display of large‐format posters
Performance Space Requirements:
- Students seated on floor, if possible.
- Prefer as intimate (small) a space as can comfortably accommodate all audience members.
- Minimum space for performer: 5x8 feet
- Covered area with shade
- Sound system
Arrival time before first performance: 30 minutes
Strike time: 15 minutes
Time needed between performances: 15 minutes
Grades should be consecutive.
Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.