New Music, World Music
Begun in 1993, Melody of China (MOC) is a Chinese chamber ensemble based in the San Francisco Bay Area and founded by Hong Wang and Yangquin Zhao. Musicians from some of the finest conservatories in China joined MOC and have helped to foster a greaterunderstanding and appreciation for the beauty and versatality of Chinese instruments and traditional and contemporary repertoire. MOC presents regular concert performances in San Francisco, throughout the U.S., and the world. MOC also provides a varietyof experiential classes and workshops in traditional Chinese music, including programs for youth.