ENSEMBLES 2008

The Juvenile Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra from Beijing Zhongguancun No. 2 Primary School

The Juvenile Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra from Beijing Zhongguancun No. 2 Primary School

 

Beijing Juvenile Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra, the only Symphony Orchestra for primary school students in Beijing which sponsored by Beijing Education Committee led Education Committee of Haidian District and managed by Beijing Zhongguancun Second primary School. Its members all came from Zhongguancun Second primary School and averaged 10 years old. Since it was founded in February of 1995, Beijing Juvenile Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra has gone through 10 years. Under the kind concems of leaders and the particular direction of musicians, without betraying the trust of parents and teachers members of Beijing Juvenile Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra not only leamed general musical knowledge and performance skills comprehensively, but also through practice and performance, edified sentiment erected selfconfidence, developed intelligence and became the model of studying with special skill, developing all around the image of the implementation of quality education in Zhongguancun Second primary school.
During the past 10 years, Beijing Juvenile Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra continued to develop its art leves, and won many first prizes in students‘ art festivals of Haidian District Beijing and China respectively. The orchestra represented Haidian District and Beijing time after time to exchange culture and art with students‘art groups inside and outside of China such as South Korea, North Korea, U.A.S, France, Macao Hongkong, Shenzhen and tianjin. The orchestra also took part in big art performances of Beijing and China many times, and exhibited good images of the capital youth.
Beijing Juvenile Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra laid the foundations for all children‘s life. In the past 10 years, the symphony orchestra cultivated thousands of excellent primary school graduates, 90% of whom entered famous high level middle schools, and most became main members in symphony orchestras and excellent students in these schools.
Flowers, applauses and honors belong to the we the future. Under the concems of leaders and the direction of musicians, Beijing juvenile Gold Sail Symphony Orchestra must sum up the experience of past 10 years, advance with the times, make great progress, and play more splendid nee music.

 

 

 

 

Fengde Liu

Fengde Liu

Conductor

Fengde Liu, the famous conductor who graduated from Central Conservatory of Music, was a student of the famous conductor and educationist Dr. Feili Huang. He once attended the training course lectured by famous musical doctor Herbert Zipper in the University of California in America. He is a member of Chinese Musicians Association, a member of Chinese Conductor Academy, the expert of Beijing Golden Sail Art Group supervising committee, the art instructor of Chinese Opera and Pantomime Symphony Orchestra and the permanent visiting conductor.
Mr. Fengde Liu is the excellent conductor who is very active in the musical world in China and abroad. He has conducted many musical works in different fields of different times cooperated with China National Symphony Orchestra ( CNSO), China National Symphony Chorus, Central Opera Symphony Orchestra and other orchestras from Beijing, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Zhejiang and Dalian. He conducted the famous opera „La Traviata“, and the national tour of the Chinese ethical opera „Jiangjie“. He had been to America to cooperate with the Los Angeles Chinese Chorale (LACC) by conducting „The Creation“ of Haydn. Mr. Fengde Liu conducts in a very charming style which is quite impressive.
For more than ten years, Mr. Fengde Liu has been the permanent conductor and art supervisor of Tsing Hua Symphony Orchestra with which he went to Japan and won the special award in the Tokyo University Festival Orchestra in 2002. They also won the first prize in Chinese National University Art Festival. He performed in Vienna‘s Golden Hall as the conductor of Beijing Golden Sail Symphony Orchestra and won the golden prize of the 34th International Youth Symphony Competition in July, 2004.
He had been invited twice to attend the European Union of Music Competition for Youth in 2005 and 2007 to conduct the united orchestra composed by artists from Russia, Poland, Spain, France and Portugal. He had also been invited to go to America, Germany, Korea, Hongkong and Macao to do the intercommunion performance and was warmly welcomed and highly praised.

 

 

 

Competition Program

 

L.v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21; 4th movement; Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace

Bernstein: Work Overture to "Candide"
D.M.W. Zuqiang: Red Detachment of women suite
L. Yanyu: "Lady su san"