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Sunday, 5/1/2016 at 3:30 pm at the National Gallery of Art West Garden Court, DC

PostClassical Ensemble premieres Schnyder’s Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra with the peerless pipa virtuoso Min Xiao-Fen.

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 AsianSoundRevolutionPosterAsian Sound Revolution: Jin Hi Kim and Min Xiao-Fen

Presented by University of Chicago

Saturday, 5/7/2016 at the International House Assembly Hall, Chicago

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Min Xiao-Fen’s solo “Mao, Monk and Me” at the New York Guitar Festival

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Saturday, 5/14 /2016 at 10:00 at Audible Cloisters (Min will perform at 2:00pm)
All day long, immersive guitar marathon at the Met Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive

Chinese folk songs, Beijing operas, the jazz of Monk and Basie, all infuse Min Xiao-Fen’s approach to the pipa, a four-stringed lute that dates back centuries. A native of Nanjing, she composes, improvises, sings, and continually expands the pipa repertoire.

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Min Xiao-Fen’s Dim Sum CD

Min Xiao-Fen finger piano, sanxian, Nanying pipa, toy pipa, voice and electronicsDim Sum cd cover (new)
Satoshi Takeishi percussions and electronics


“Min Xiao-Fen, a master of the Chinese pipa, has also done extensive research into the links between her native musical traditions and jazz. She’s brought this to bear in her collaborations with pianist Randy Weston, and in her own work. Here, on her first release in 6 years, she plays with percussionist Satoshi Takeishi.”

–Larry Blumenfeld, Blu Notes

CD is available on Amazon, iTunes, CD Baby and myiesstore