The Sunderman Conservatory of Music’s Wind Symphony embarked on its first international tour, traveling to four cities in China — Beijing, Xi'an, Suzhou, and Shanghai — as well as Singapore, over 14 days in January.
While abroad, the students performed concerts, engaged in cultural outreach, participated in musical exchanges, and visited major points of interest, including the Great Wall in Beijing and the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi'an.
The performance tour, “East Meets West,” made possible by the generous support of Gettysburg College donors, provided students the opportunity to deepen their musical understanding and reinforce excellent performance skills, while introducing the Gettysburgians to a variety of settings and audiences.
Relive the experience. Watch the video above and view photos from the trip.
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Posted: Tue, 18 Mar 2014
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