The Eight Second Choir
The Eight Second Choir is mainly composed of students from Zhejiang Conservatory of Music, consisting of mixed voice group, female group, male group and chorus chamber group. It was founded by the renowned Chinese conductor professor Yan Baolin. The Choir has so far formed aset of systematic and scientific training methodology, not only adept in performing domestic and overseas classics in different times and different styles, but skillfully bringing about unique interpretationsfor many new works.
‘Diversified genres, multidimensional styles, cultural diversity, and leading domestically’summarize experts’ comments upon the Choir. Its artistic reputation has invited the Choir frequent performance tasks and won many invitations to hold concerts nationwide. Its works enjoy great popularity and are widely spread both at home and abroad, which include ’Shangri La’, ‘The Love Song of SheNationality’, ‘I'm a Train’, ’Jumping to the Blue Sky’, ‘Yearning for Snow Terrain’ and ‘Kaisa-isaNiyan’. In 2011, the 13th China Shanghai International Arts Festival granted the Eight Second Choir the honor of ‘Representative of the new trend of Chinese chorus’. Sticking to aligning with international standards, the Choir grows with continuous learning and never-ending improvement.