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List of Selected International Performing Groups

Performing GroupCountry
The Winthrop SingersAustralia
Tasmanian Chamber BrassAustralia
Wellers Hill State School Vocal GroupAustralia
Sydney Children's ChoirAustralia
Tetrafide PercussionAustralia
Young Viennese Soloists Austria
Amazon Youth Cello ChoirBrazil
Shallaway CamerataCanada
Brockton World Music EnsembleCanada
We Can & We MustUSA
LouhikoneFinland
The SAEFinland
Kriti EnsembleIndia
Pedeferri-Naretto DuoItaly
Showa Academia Musicae Electronic Organ EnsembleJapan
Yokohama International School Japanese Music EnsembleJapan
HulubalangMalaysia
Kurshiah OrchestraMalaysia
Keroncong UiTMMalaysia
Merong MahawangsaMalaysia
Dulcemelos Mexico
Toco MaderaMexico
MUSON Diploma ChoirNigeria
University of Baguio - Bel Canto SingersPhilippines
The Music House Angklung EnsemblePhilippines
Coral Allegro ONCE ValenciaSpain
Håkan Rydin Chinese / Vietnamese Jazz TrioSweden
Con AmoreSweden
Khunpra, MahidolThailand
The Aum-Aree Ensemble Thailand
Anadolu Güneşi Müzik Topluluğu & Anatolian Sun Turkey
Acer SaccharumUK
Soul PatrolUK
Robert Smyth Jazz BandUK
University of Wolverhampton - PulseUK
Sandra CoxUSA
CSULA Afro Latin Ensemble USA
Bernardus - Ensemble for Medieval MusicUSA
Texas Tech Percussion EnsembleUSA
NYU Jazz ChoirUSA
NYU Madrigal SingersUSA
University of Minnesota Duluth - Lake EffectUSA

List of Selected Chinese Performing Groups

Performing GroupRegion
China Central TV UniversityBeijing
China Communication UniversityBeijing
Shanghai Conservatory“ Sound” CombinationShanghai
Beijing BaYi Middle School Golden-Sail OrchestraShanghai
Beijing Musician Association Youth Symphony OrchestraBeijing
Xing Hai Conservatory Music Education Graduate StudentGuangzhou
Qingdao 39 Middle SchoolShandong
Han Tang Dynasty Elegant EnsembleShaanxi
Hua Xia OrchestraBeijing
Nan Chang UniversityJiangxi
China Quju GroupBeijing
Xi’an Zhongnan AcademyShaanxi
An Shan Primary Orchestra StudentsLiaoning
Shenzhen Longgang District Teacher Wind Music GroupGuangdong
Shenzhen Longgang District Teacher ChoirGuangdong
Beijing BaYi Middle School ChoirBeijing
Beijing Small Oak Family KindergartenBeijing
Chengdu Military Second Kindergarten “Sunshine Art Troupe”Sichuan
China Conservatory Subsidiary KindergartenBeijing
Shenzhen Anbao Distict Second Primary SchoolGuangdong
Guangzhou Luogang District Children's PalaceGuangdong
Beijing Dachuan Folk Music EnsembleBeijing
Inner Mongolia Normal University ChoirInner Mongolia

Selected Performing Groups are entitled to:

Note

Concert schedule (version 2010 Apr. 30)

2010 Concerts

Closing ceremony concert: Greek music (provided by GSME)

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Performing groups rehearsals schedule

Requirements

Directors of performing groups for ISME 2010 (or at least one person in the group) must be Individual Members of ISME, at the time of application, acceptance and at the time of performance.

Groups selected to perform assume responsibility for all financial arrangements to support the group's expenses.

NOTE: Individual requests for performance times cannot be granted. Selected groups must be available to perform at the times assigned.

Selection criteria

The selection of Performing Groups will be made in accordance with ISME policies on musical and cultural diversity, and aims to offer delegates the opportunity to broaden their musical experience.

For assistance in English contact the ISME International Office: isme@isme.org
For information for specifically for performing groups, please visit the Eurovista website at: www.eurovista.com.cn
For assistance in both Mandarin and English please contact:isme@eurovista.com.cn
Performing Groups wanting a travel agent which specializes in group travel for performers (e.g. choir, orchestra, ensembles etc.), please contact: isme@eurovista.com.cn

Performing groups visa requirements for China

For visa information for performers, please click here: www.eurovista.com.cn

Disclaimer: All attendees at ISME Conferences and Commission Seminars are strongly advised to take out travel and health insurance before leaving home. ISME cannot be responsible for any cancellations or unforeseen travel or health situations which may arise.
Although ISME will do its best to assist, ISME cannot be held responsible for visas not granted by the Chinese Embassy in your country.

Performing Groups Venues (see also PDF)

China Conservatory

China National Conference Center

For more information about venues please click here: http://www.eurovista.com.cn/procontent.php?lang=en&pid=18&type=1

Requests for fringe concerts will be handled individually and arranged with the most popular and unique concert halls in Beijing and other Chinese cities. Please click here to check potential fringe concert halls: http://www.eurovista.com.cn/procontent.php?lang=en&pid=32&type=1

Performing Groups Accommodation

Eurovista will be responsible for the accommodation and tour bookings for performing groups during ISME 2010. Please feel free to send us your requests: isme@eurovista.com.cn

All designated 3-star and 4-star hotels reach a certain standard regarding environment, safety, location, hygiene and public transportation and were approved by the ISME International Organizing Committee.

The offered hotels will provide you with fairly convenient transportation and easy access to the China National Convention Center (CNCC) and China Conservatory of Music (CC).

Through our efforts and constant negotiations, there will be a certain number of budget hotel 3-bed rooms available for some of the performing groups during the 29th ISME Conference in Beijing, China. Since the number of such budget hotel rooms is extremely limited, they are only offered to the college student performing groups whose members are in their early twenties and are still not completely financially independent. If you have need for such rooms, please tell us via isme@eurovista.com.cn as soon as possible or otherwise they will run out.

Shuttle buses from hotels to the ISME concerts and rehearsals should be available, confirmation will be posted soon.

The list of hotels, more detailed information and a map of all hotel locations can be found here: http://www.eurovista.com.cn/procontent.php?lang=en&pid=31&type=1

Tours and Excursions (Performing Groups)

Eurovista will be responsible for the tour services, accommodation arrangements and reception for all performing groups.

In order to provide you with a memorable and unique journey of music and arts, Eurovista will offer various ISME optional concert tour packages with or without fringe concert days ranging from 5 to 13 days in Beijing, Shanghai (World Expo 2010), Xi'an, Suzhou and Hangzhou. These considerately made tour packages will include such service as accommodation and transportation. For any other special requests or tailor made tours you can contact us directly at any time via isme@eurovista.com.cn.

More information about ISME Conference Concert Tour Packages can be found here: http://www.eurovista.com.cn/procontent.php?lang=en&type=1&pid=16

Fringe Concert Day Tour

On Fringe Concert Day, you will perform and share your music talents at one of the fringe concert venues: Forbidden City Concert Hall in Zhongshan Park, the Centennial Hall of Peking University, 798 Art Zone, Jingshan Park, Tianjin Concert Hall and Yantai Grand Theater etc. Afterwards you will have the opportunity to visit the fascinating place where you have given the fringe concert and explore further into the essence and charm of both traditional and modern arts of China.

More detailed information about fringe concerts can be found here: http://www.eurovista.com.cn/procontent.php?lang=en&pid=32&type=1

ISME Concert Tour Package

To provide you with a memorable journey of music, tour packages ranging from 5 to 13 days are available for all performing groups. The International Organizing Committee arranges 2 concert days for each performing group. Considering the specific schedules and distinct cultural characteristics of Beijing, we are dedicated to offering you a perfect combination of concerts and tour of Chinese culture.

On the two concert days, you will perform your excellent music and have the opportunity to visit respectively the Capital Museum of China and the National Grand Theatre (National Center for Performing Arts).

An amazing egg-shaped construction, National Grand Theatre is a dynamic new icon to the arts in the heart of old Beijing. It is China's new face on the performing arts and a stage for the world's greatest artists. The visit to National Grand Theatre would enable you to enjoy the charm of music and architecture at the same time.

The construction of the Capital Museum itself is a piece of architectural artwork integrating both classical and modern beauty. The concept of the architectural design underlines the harmonious integration of past and present, history and modernism, art and nature. This coincides with the theme of ISME World Conference 2010. You will experience the distinctiveness and uniqueness of Chinese art, which would boost your inspiration a great deal. The Capital Museum is also one of the venues for the fringe concerts of several ISME performing groups.

More detailed information about tour packages and other tour services can be found here: http://www.eurovista.com.cn/procontent.php?lang=en&pid=35&type=1