ICIT Thesis Recital: Shih-wei Wu – Zheng

Title: Zheng
MFA thesis capstone project
2 performances

Performance #1:
Saturday, April 26, 2014
7PM @ Winnifred Smith Hall
Admission: Free

Performance #2:
Friday, May 16, 2014
2PM pre-performance lecture @ Bowers Museum
3PM performance @ Bowers Museum
2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Admission: Free

Taiko composer-performer, Shih-wei Wu presents a performance of his graduating capstone project, Zheng, a cross-cultural composition that features Japanese taiko drums, strings, trombones and electronics. Zheng is a creation from Wu’s artistic interests in integrating local history with composition and performance. It explores the visual impact and aural experience of the Japanese taiko in combination of Western orchestral instruments and electronics.

Violinists: Ana Savery, Pouya Joolharzadeh (April 26), Elijah Pascual (May 16)
Viola: Remy Converse
Trombones: Tetsuya Endo, Geoffrey Miller
Electronics: Richard Savery
Taiko: Nanako Imaizumi, Justin Matsuura, Pasadyne Ly, Michael Cho, Akari Sunage, Alexander Enagen, Shih-wei Willie Wu
Sound: Michael Matthews