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ACES World Music Series and Sponsored Programs
Fall 2014



Orchid Ensemble
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
8:00 p.m.
Gamble Auditorium
Kulas Musical Arts Building
96 Front Street
Berea, OH  44017

Established in 1997, the JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble is Lan Tung (Taiwan/Canada) on the erhu/Chinese violin, Yu-Chen Wang (Taiwan/US) on the zheng/Chinese zither and Jonathan Bernard (Canada) on percussion.  The trio blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound.  The ensemble has embraced a variety of musical styles to its repertoire, ranging from the traditional and contemporary music of China, World Music and New Music to Jazz and Creative Improvisation.  The energetic yet endearing performance style of the ensemble consistently intrigues and delights its audiences.

 





Son Gitano
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 8:00 p.m.
Gamble Auditorium
Kulas Musical Arts Building
96 Front Street
Berea, OH  44017

A dynamic and eclectic group that combines styles from Spain, South America, Puerto Rico and the U.S., Son Gitano dazzles audiences of all ages and ethnicities with its high-energy Latin fusion experience. With an upbeat and passionate sound that connects with its audience, Son Gitano has performed at Latino and multicultural events across Cleveland. Co-sponsored by the Hispanic American Student Association in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

 


 
 
 

Sugata Chatterjee
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
8:00 p.m.
Gamble Auditorium
Kulas Musical Arts Building
96 Front Street
Berea, OH  44017

Born in Calcutta, singer Sugata Chatterjee has cultivated a systematic and disciplined training from her childhood days.  Under the tutelage of guru Satya Ranjan Chatterjee, she completed Sangeet Prabhakar (six year vocal diploma), conferred by Alahabad Sangeet Parsad, India in 1989.  She went on to further her training with Pundits Ajoy Chakraborti, Mohanlal Mishra, Falguni Mitra and Girija Devi.  She is a regular performer on Calcutta television and radio and has performed throughout Europe and extensively in the United States.  She has albums on North Indian classical and semi classical renditions.  Sugata spends 10-11 weeks each summer in Kolkata (Calcutta, India) to further her training under eminent gurujis at Sangeet Research Academy and also to perform and record.  Her versatility now includes Hindustani Khyal, Bhajan, Thumri and Ragpradhan. She is currently in the process of establishing a Classical Indian Music School, "NANDANIK," in Cleveland.




 

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