Top Chinese, U.S. music schools team up for contemporary music institute

Updated 2017-05-27 10:00:59 Xinhua

The Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM) and Berkeley College of Music (BCM) on Friday announced the establishment of a joint training school to nurture contemporary music talent in China.

The Shanghai-based SHCM-BCM Contemporary Music Institute is the first Chinese-U.S. cooperation project of its kind. It will provide music education, training, research, production, and organize summer camps and concerts for up-and-coming musicians.

The institute will also host the studios of 2017 Pulitzer-winning Chinese-born composer Du Yun and music producer Chang Shilei.

Chinese Musicians Association Chairman Ye Xiaogang will serve as the honorary president of the institute.

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