Directed by Chuen-Fung Wong, the Macalester Asian Music Ensemble performs traditional and modern music from East and Central Asia. Core instruments include a variety of plucked lutes and zithers, bowed fiddles, bamboo/reed flutes, hammered dulcimer, and percussion from Chinese music and traditions across the Silk Road.
Registration for ensembles is taken care of by the directors of the ensembles during the first week of classes. Be aware there is some lag time between when students turn in registration information to the director and when the class appears on records.
- 1 credit per semester, but only after two consecutive semesters of enrollment.
- Study abroad does not count as an interruption.
- Credits for ensembles do not count towards the College’s 18-credit limit.
- Ensemble credits count towards the Fine Arts requirement, but only if the student has registered for four consecutive semesters of the same ensemble.
Fridays 4:45 – 6:15 p.m.
There will be one major performance per semester.
Chuen-Fung Wong, Director