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Concert Series 2013
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Blue Pipa, Inc. debuted:
"FROM HARLEM TO SHANGHAI AND BACK"
with three performances in Queens


Min Xiao-Fen’s Blue Pipa Trio

Debut interpretations of the work of
jazz trumpeter Buck Clayton
and Chinese composer Li Jinhui,
as well as Count Basie,
Duke Ellington
and others.

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Concert Series 2012
 

Blue Pipa, Inc. Presents: "East Meets Middle East"

June 30, 2012  at Queens Museum of Art,  NY

Blue Pipa, Inc. presents:
"East Meets Middle East"

            Min Xiao-Fen’s Blue Pipa Trio
                  with Amir El Saffar  



June 28, 2012  at The Chinese School of

                    Southern Westchester, NY

Blue Pipa, Inc. presents:
"East Meets Middle East"

            Min Xiao-Fen’s Blue Pipa Trio
                  with Amir El Saffar      



April 7, 2012  at China Institute, NY, USA

Blue Pipa, Inc. presents:
"East Meets Middle East"

Traditional Chinese Women's String Ensemble
with Iraqi Maqam Ensemble
 

Chinese musicians and instruments:
         Min Xiao-Fen 
pipa and vocals
         Wang Junling
zheng
         Li-qun Lee
yangqin

Iraqi musicians and instruments:

         Amir El Saffar
santoor, vocal
         Zafer Tawil
violinist, oud and percussionist
         Tareq Abboushi
buzuq and percussion

  

  This program was made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts          
with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
 
 

Concert Series 2011
 

Blue Pipa, Inc. presents:
               "Celebrate the New China"

November 19, 2011
              "Celebrate the New China" concerts
at Library, Flushing Branch, Flushing, NY, USA


Featuring:

   Min Xiao-Fen 
pipa soloist and vocalist
   Steve Salerno
guitar 
    Joined with Min Xiao-Fen's pipa students:
          Wai Tan Di and Tiana Palmer-Poroner

       
     

Blue Pipa, Inc. presents:
                              "Future Sounds"

February 20, 2011
Part two of "Celebrate the New China" concerts
at the Queens Museum of Art, NY


Featuring:

   Yan Jun 
electronic musician from Beijing
   Min Xiao-Fen 
pipa soloist and vocalist in Queens
   Audrey Chen 
cellist and vocalist from Baltimore

  This event was made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program,
a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Art, administrated by the Queens Council on the Arts.
 
 
 

Concert Series 2010
 

Earth Day
Min Xiao-Fen's Blue Pipa Trio

March 20, 2010
Performed for the United Nations Association of the United States of America
at the Queens Museum of Art, NY

 

 

 


Concert Series 2009
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Min Xiao-Fen's Blue Pipa Trio &
      special guest Mimi Jong

June 13, 2009
  at Corona Plaza, Queens, NY

Meet the Asian Masters

July 26, 2009
  at Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
  at the Hidu Center, Queens, NY
Featuring:
  Samir Chatterjee
Tabla
  Masayo Ishigure 
Koto
  Min Xiao-Fen
Pipa

Min Xiao-Fen's Blue Pipa Trio

June   7, 2009
   at Philoctetes Center, NYC
Febr. 28, 2009
   at Columbia University, WKCR studio, NY


Concert Series 2008
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Min / Wu / Xu & Carl Stone

March 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2008
  at Abrons Arts Center, NY
      Detroit Institute of Arts
      Queens Library, NY

Min / Xu / Rothenberg

March 30, 2008
  at The Issue Project Room, NY

 


Concert Series 2007
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1st Annual Plucked Instrument Festival

March 31, 2007
  at The Chinese Community Center, NY

April 1, 2008
  at the Queens Borough Library,
  Flushing Branch. NYC

Featuring:
  Simon Shaheen
  oud
  Abdou Mboup
  kora
  Masayo Ishigure
  koto
  Christopher Morrongiello
  lute
  Min Xiao-Fen
  pipa


  Concert Series 2006
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Celebration of the Year of Dog

January 28, 2006,
  at the   Queens Museum of Art, NY
June 11, 2006
  at the Queens Borough Library,
  Flushing Branch. NYC

Featuring:

  Sunny Kim
Korean
  Masayo Ishigure 
Japan
  Min Xiao-Fen’s Blue Pipa Trio
China

 
 


  Asian Music Festival
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First Chinatown Asian Music Festival

  November 12, 2005
  at the Chinese Community Center, NYC

Featuring:

  Susie Ibarra
  Philippines
  Taikoza
Japan
  Min Xiao-Fen’s Blue Pipa Trio
China

 
 


  Concert 2005
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Celebration of the Year of the Rooster

  January 22, 2005
  at Joe’s Pub, NYC

Featuring:

  Min Xiao-Fen with the Blue Pipa Trio

Special guests:

  Gaohu player Li Yang-Yi
  Zheng player Elaine Cho

 

 


  Concert 2004
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Yangtze River ~ Hudson River

  February 8, 2004
  at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall NYC

Featuring:

  Chinese Erhu Master Min Hui-Fen
  Min Xiao-Fen and her Blue Pipa Ensemble

 

     

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