MSU Lunar New Year Celebration Concert


Saturday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m. Cook Recital Hall, 333 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing.

To mark the Lunar New Year on Sunday (Jan. 22), Michigan State University’s College of Music is hosting a celebratory concert the day before. Violin and viola faculty member Yvonne Lam has assembled a group of MSU artists and guests to perform works by composers of Asian descent, including “Sarahal” by Mari Kimura, “Full Moon” by Mari Takano, “Homage to Anonymous Ancient Fiddlers” by Texu Kim, “The True Story of Ah Q” by Chen Yi, “And Then I Knew ‘Twas Wind” by Toru Takemitsu and “New Stories” by Dorothy Chang.

Performers include Lam and Sarah Plum on violin, Mike Chen on viola, Chen-Yu Huang on harp, Ivo Shin on flute, Mingzhe Wang on clarinet, Joseph Lulloff on saxophone and Yu-Lien The and Zhihua Tang on piano.

There will be a reception in the Billman Music Pavilion outside of the building immediately following the concert.

Tickets are free for students and children, $10 for seniors and $12 for adults (18 and up). A link to tickets can be found on the College of Music’s event page,


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