Hong performs national anthem

Gao Hong, Director of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Musical Instruments, was invited to perform the National Anthem on solo pipa as part of the Chinese New Year…

9 February 2017 Posted In:

Gao Hong, Director of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Musical Instruments, was invited to perform the National Anthem on solo pipa as part of the Chinese New Year Celebration at the Timberwolves game at Target Center on January 28. She was the first Chinese pipa player to play the National Anthem at an NBA game. On the same day, Gao Hong and members of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Carleton Global Music Ensemble were invited to perform at the Mall of America’s first official Chinese New Year’s Celebration.