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Visiting Artist Series presents Zhu Lingbing with the Faculty Brass Quintet

November 1, 2011

The Indiana State University School of Music will present pianist Zhu Linbing alongside the Faculty Brass Quintet as part of the Visiting Artist Series. The performers will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 in the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, Recital Hall.

Zhu is currently the arts director of JZJ Cultural Promotion, a member of the China Culture Industry Development Association, director-general of APBA (Asia-Pacific Band Association) in the China area, vice dean of the Marching Arts Faculty of Shenyang Music Conservatory at the South campus, and dean of Shenzhen Practice Facilities (Shenyang Music Conservatory South Campus office) under the APBA General Headquarters.

After graduating in 2000 from the affiliated school of Shenyang Conservatory of Music, Zhu continued her studies in Vienna at the Franz Schubert Konservatorium der Music und darstellende kunst, where she studied with Vienna pianist, conductor, Stephen Muller; Russian pianist, Juri Smirnov V, the dean of the piano faculty of Franz Schubert Konservatorium; and Ragaza Simpo, the dean of piano faculty of the Berlin UDK University. In 2006, Zhu obtained a diploma in piano performance. After graduation, Zhu was designated as the instructor of chamber music for one year in the Franz Schubert Conservatory in Vienna.

The program for the evening will feature several traditional works including "Shan Dong Dance and Song," "Alamuhan," and "Jasmine." Other works to be performed on the recital are "Rondo for Lifey" by Leonard Bernstein, "Elegy" by Joseph Turrin, and "Glowing Red Morningstar Lilies" and "Sakura" by Wang Jianzhong among others.

The members of the Faculty Brass Quintet joining Zhu on stage include: Robert Waugh, trumpet; David Amlung, trumpet; Brian Kilp, horn; Randall Mitchell, trombone; and Glen Dimick, tuba.

Admission to the event is free and attendance by campus and community members is encouraged. For more information, contact the School of Music at 812-237-2771.

Contact: Brian Kilp, professor of music, School of Music, Indiana State University, 812-237-2759 or

Writer: Raneigh Prall, arts promotion assistant, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University,