In March, 2016, a 24-piece replica of Zenghou Yi chime bells arrived at the Center. This is the first and so far the only set of this type of bells in North America.Director Han giving a speech at the Center's opening ceremony.The Center's gallery.A group of professors and students from the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing performed at the Center's opening night. Center's Chinese Ensemble.CCMC Chinese Ensemble's first performance at outdoor festival - Murfreesboro Music Festival.Professor Li teaches the Chinese flute to a student. As student learns the hammer dulcimerProfessor Li Zengguang accompanies the MTSU Symphony Orchestra in 2017Collaboration between Chinese Ensemble with Intersection Music in 2017.Professor Ji Jie teaches the erhu. Professor Ji Jie accompanies the MTSU Symphony Orchestra in 2017.January 2017 lecture with American Dulcimer Champion David Mahler and Liu Yuening, from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.Dueling Dulcimer Concert at MTSU's Hinton Hall, February 2017.Dragon Harmony concert at CCMC, February 2017.The center's musicians perform at Vol State in Gallatin, TN February 2017.Students visiting the center play the xun (clay flute), November 2016.Visiting artists meeting the President of MTSU, October 2016.Performance at Tucker Theater, December 2016.Dr. Han with students at White House High School, October 2016.The Fall 2017 Chinese Ensemble performs their last concert of the year, December 2017.CCMC Director Dr. Mei Han meets with Guo Shulan and Liu Yuening of the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing. The center's musicians perform at the Discovery Center in Murfreesboro, January 2017.


Wax cylinder recording of the Chinese zheng on an original Edison recorder from 1907

A collaboration between the Center for Chinese Music and Culture and the Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Mei Han, Director of the CCMC performed three traditional zheng pieces that were recorded by Martin Fisher.

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Dr. Mei Han

Fall Semester 2024: Weekdays 10:00 am - 3:00 pm or by Appointment.

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