To encourage and promote the inheritance and development of traditional Chinese music in Macao, in particular to popularize the genre among the younger generations, the Macao Chinese Orchestra has launched the Youth Traditional Chinese Music Promotion Program. Presentations by the orchestra’s performers and professionals will offer youngsters a glimpse into Chinese instruments’ structure, sound-making principles and other musical knowledge and skills, aiming to promote their understanding and appreciation ability in traditional Chinese music. In addition, participants will have opportunities to learn about the production of a concert right on the site, and get an insight into the rich Chinese music culture as well as the day-to-day operation of an orchestra.
Target audience: Full-time students below 25*
- Understanding instruments with hands-on practice.
- Appreciation of musical pieces.
- Backstage tour of the concert.
- Concert appreciation.
Privileges for participants
- Priority to participate in outreach activities of the Macao Chinese Orchestra concerts.
- Free entrance to certain concerts.
- Get the latest information of the Macao Chinese Orchestra performances.
Application form can be downloaded online. Applicants may submit completed form by any of the following methods: fax (853) 2852 3660 or email: OCHM@moc.gov.mo. In person or by post to “The Macao Chinese Orchestra”, Caves 2 do Centro de Criatividade do Tap Siac, Praça do Tap Siac, Macao (Office hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm and 2:30pm-5:45pm; Friday 9:00am-1:00pm and 2:30pm-5:30pm).
Tel: (853) 8988 4101
*Including the holders of valid Macao full-time Student Cards and Macao residents with valid full-time Student Cards issued abroad