The International School of Nanshan Shenzhen (ISNS) is proud to host the 4th Annual Shenzhen Bay International Schools Music Festival of 2017. The Festival aims to bring students from our international schools’ communities together to celebrate our global citizenship through the medium of Arts. Students have been chosen by their various schools to be a part of the festival. Performers range from the age of ten years old to seventeen years old.The festival, this year, will include Choir and Band performances as well as an Art Exhibition.
Our Choral Director this year is Jena Dickey (USA). Ms. Dickey is the Artistic Director of the Sing A Mile High Children’s Choir Festival as well as the Founder/Artistic Director of the Young Voices of Colorado Choirs.
Our guest Choir Conductor for a Chinese piece is Lexuan Zhang (China). Ms. Zhang has been teaching at ISNS for four years as a music teacher and choral director. She taught in the U.S. public school system as a music teacher and is an American Kodaly Certified teacher.
Our Band Director is Miranda Godkin (Canada). Ms. Godkin has been teaching at ISNS for six years in which she has fulfilled the role of Band Director. She is an experienced conductor having worked in this field for more than ten years. Her principal instrument is the trumpet and she has been a member of various jazz bands, orchestras and ensembles.
Eight international schools are collaborating for this year’s festival, ISNS, BASIS, ISD, BCIS, SWIS, RDF, Green Oasis School and SAIS.
The repertoire caters to a multicultural audience, supporting both our local and international communities ranging from China, New Zealand, Southern Africa and North America. Genres covered are traditional Chinese, Maori, African gospel and American Jazz among others.
ISNS has made it possible for tickets to be complimentary. We would like to invite you to celebrate this exciting international musical experience with us.
This year, we are excited to introduce a visual arts exhibition component. This will celebrate the artwork of students from all participating schools and will highlight artwork from all grade levels. The art exhibition will run from April 9-14 in the ISNS Exhibition Space. Viewing the exhibition will be by appointment from 3-6pm from Monday-Thursday. There will be a closing night celebration on April 14th from 5-8pm, which all participating schools and artists are invited to attend. The exhibition will be juried by local artists from ISZAF (International Shenzhen Artist Forum) who will select the top two works from each school. These chosen artworks will be showcased at the Poly theatre during the main musical performance on April 15th , and will receive a “Best in Show” award.
Art Exhibition Closing Celebration on April 14th
Location: ISNS Exhibition Space
Shenzhen Bay International Schools Music Festival
Location: Shenzhen Poly Theater, Houhaibin Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Time: 5pm- Doors open at 4:30pm
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