Thursday, September 20, 7pm
Alfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University
In celebration of the opening reception of Reclaiming Splendor, Zhongbei (Daisy) Wu will delight opening reception attendants with a short concert in the Museum.
Wu is an award-winning Guzheng (or Chinese Zither, a traditional Chinese instrument) artist. She is now the Associate Director of the Confucius Institute at Alfred University, a Visiting Associate Professor of Music in the Performing Arts Center of Alfred University, and the Founder and Artistic Director of Alfred University Guzheng Ensemble.
Daisy is a master of Chinese traditional music and her music deeply rooted in Chinese culture. Daisy is also a master of contemporary music. She has been exploring new directions for Guzheng and combinations with other instruments in a contemporary experimental way. From jazz to concerto with symphony orchestra; from concretive improvisation to electronic music; she is a dynamic performer and innovator.