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ESP in China: More than Great Walls and concert halls

Canal at the Summer Palace From concert halls to music camps, the Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP), directed by Professor Chien-Kwan Lin, brought its innovative programming and versatile performances to a variety of audiences in China this summer, during a concert … Continue reading 

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ESP in China: The Grand Finale

Dress rehearsal at Shandong Unuiversity of the Arts, Ningbo From concert halls to music camps, the Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP), directed by Professor Chien-Kwan Lin, brought its innovative programing and versatile performances to a variety of audiences in China this … Continue reading 

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ESP in Beijing: A Great Wall and a Great Concert

From concert halls to music camps, the Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP), directed by Professor Chien-Kwan Lin, is bringing its innovative programing and versatile performances to a variety of audiences in China this summer, during a concert tour that will last … Continue reading 

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ESP in China: Saxophone Heroes in Shanghai

From concert halls to music camps, the Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP), directed by Professor Chien-Kwan Lin, will bring its innovative programing and versatile performances to a variety of audiences in China this summer, during a concert tour that will last … Continue reading 

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Eastman Saxophone Ensemble on Tour in China: a Shanghai Spectacle

From concert halls to music camps, the Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP), directed by Professor Chien-Kwan Lin, will bring its innovative programing and versatile performances to a variety of audiences in China this summer, during a concert tour that will last … Continue reading 

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Eastman Saxophone Ensemble performs tonight – and in China this summer

ESP and CKL: the members of the Eastman Saxophone Ensemble with their director, Professor Chien-Kwan Lin By John Fatuzzo This July, the Eastman Saxophone Project will be traveling for two weeks to perform in China. The group departs from Rochester … Continue reading 

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A Pulitzer Finalist with an Eastman Connection

Professor of Saxophone Chien-Kwan Lin During China’s Cultural Revolution, one of the world’s oldest civilizations tore itself apart, with an estimated 70 million deaths. One story from this terrible period comes from China’s remote Xiaoxiang region, where a widow avenged … Continue reading 

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A Knack for Sax

  Happy 200th birthday to Adolphe Sax (1814 – 1894), the Belgian musical instrument designer who invented the saxophone, which he patented on June 28, 1846. He is shown above next to a photograph of four of his surviving original … Continue reading 

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