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Itinerary
 

2016

  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, University of Nevade, Reno, NV
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Incline Village , NV
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Gerlach, NV

2015

  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, with Gord Grdina, Vancouver, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Lewis and Clarke College, Portland, Oregon
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Crescent Elk Auditorium, Crescent City, CA
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, CA
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Mission Folk Festival, BC
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch, CUNY Lehman College, New York, NY
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch, NOW Festival, Capitol Univeristy, Columbus OH


Gathering

2014

  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, WORLDFEST, Grass Valley, California
  • Mei Han, "Traditional Aethetics in Modern Zheng" lecture, Nanjing University of Arts
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch, Confucius Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2013
  • Mei Han, "Sheng & Yin - Duality of Chinese Zheng" lecture, ICTM, Shanghai
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Komoks Hall, Comox, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Lester Centre of the Arts, Prince Rupert, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Mount Elizabeth Theatre, Kitimat, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Delly Herman Theatre, Smithers, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, First Mennonite Church, Burns Lake, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Artspace, Prince George, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, First United Church, White Rock, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC
Red Chamber Yerington
Red Chamber in Yerington
2012
  • Mei Han, "Globalization of the Zheng" lecture, Hong Kong City University
  • Mei Han, "Essence of Traditional Zheng Music" lecture, Hong Kong City University
  • Mei Han, "Negotiating Politics in the Development of the Contemporary Zheng" lecture, Hong Kong City University
  • Mei Han, "Silk Strings, Jade Bridge" lecture, Western Ontario University
  • Mei Han, "Made in China" lecture, University of Toronto
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Vancouver Island MusicFest, Comox, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Elko, NV
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Boise, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Roseberg, OR
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Shelton, WA
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Everett, OR
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Midland, ON
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Lindsey, ON
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Lakefield, ON
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Waterloo, ON, BC, The NE
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Lancaster, PA
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, London, ON
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch, Analytical Approaches to World Music Conference, UBC, Vancouver, BC
Mei Han City U Poster

2011

  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Yerington Theatre for the Arts, NV
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Minden, NV
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Edmonds Center for the Arts, WA
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Performing Arts Centre of Wenatchee, WA
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, CSI Auditorium, Twin Falls, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Nampa Civic Center, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Mountain Home, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Jewett Auditorium, Caldwell, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Salmon, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Evanston, WY
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Stephens Performing Arts Centre, Pocatello, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Boise State University, ID
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Sunfest, London Ontario
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, California
Red Chamber
Red Chamber in Moncton

2010

  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Northwest Territories Tour
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch, Open Space, Victoria BC
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch, Conway, Arkansas
  • Mei Han, Times Flies Improv Music Festival, Vancouver, BC
  • Mei Han, Terminal City Soundscape - Vancouver, BC
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, East Canada Tour
Red Chamber Kuching
Red Chamber in Sarawak

2009

  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Tour to Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and India
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Library and Archives Canada presented by National Arts Centre "BC SCENE"
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Open Ears Festival
  • Mei Han and Red Chamber, Kalamazoo College, Michigan
  • Mei Han and Linda Burman-Hall (harpsichord), presented by New Music Works, UCSC Music Center Recital Hall
  • Red Chamber & Randy Raine-Reusch, Willamette Univ., Salem Oregon
  • Red Chamber & Randy Raine-Reusch, Linfield College, Oregon
2008
  • Red Chamber and the Jaybirds - Vancouver
  • Red Chamber - Vancouver Folk Music Festival on stage with Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn and the Sparrow Quartet, plus John Reischman and the Jaybirds
  • Red Chamber - Parkstad Limburg Theaters, Heerlen, The Netherlands
  • Red Chamber - Muziekcentrum Vredenburg. Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Red Chamber - The Sinological Instute at Leiden University, Leiden , The Netherlands
  • Red Chamber - Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Summerfolk Festival, Owen Sound, Ontario
  • Mei Han with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra - Vancouver
  • Mei Han with Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra - Vancouver, BC


Red Chamber in Leiden

2007
  • Red Chamber - Ryerson Church, Vancouver, BC
  • Red Chamber - Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, Ottawa, Canada
  • Red Chamber - UBC Concert with John Reischman, recorded for CBC national and regional radio
  • Red Chamber - Chan Centre, Vancouver
  • Mei Han Ensemble - Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Canada
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Concerts in Mannhiem and Bremen, Germany
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Sound Travels, Toronto, with Barry Truax
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Colingwood Music Festival Ontario.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Calgary
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Happening New Music Festival, University of Calgary
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Linfield College, Pacific University, Oregon
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - with the Vancouver Intercultural Orchestra and the NOW Orchestra, Vancouver

Mei Han & John Reischman

2006

  • Mei Han Ensemble - China Tour, Nanjing, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hangzhou, with Paul Plimley , Randy Raine-Reusch and Mark Armanini
  • Mei Han Ensemble with Paul Plimley, Coat Cooke and Randy Raine-Reusch - Festival de Musique Creation, Jonquierre, Quebec, and Festival de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, Quebec
  • Mei Han - Vancouver New Music Concert Series
  • Mei Han & Paul Plimley - CD Release of Ume, musical haiku by two master improvisers
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Concerts in Seattle, Salem and Portland
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - World Urban Festival, Vancouver

Mei Han Ensemble in China
2005
  • Mei Han - Featured in the NFB film Trudeau’s Other Children, with Mei Han - zheng, Vineet Vyas - tabla, Asif Illyas - voice
  • Mei Han - Kennedy Center concert (with Orchid Ensemble)
  • Mei Han - Smithsonian Institute - Freer Gallery - Lecture and performance (with Orchid Ensemble)
  • Mei Han - Study of dan tranh in Vietnam
  • Mei Han - CD Release Outside the Wall - New Directions for Chinese Zheng, A mix of groundbreaking contemporary works and traditional musical treasures for the zheng. Mei Han propels this elegantly beautiful ancient instrument firmly into the 21st Century. Includes works by John Oliver, Minoru Miki, Randy Raine-Reusch and Barry Truax.
  • Mei Han - MusicWorks Article - Mei Han, specialist on the Chinese Zheng, broadens the scope of traditional, composed and improvised music for her instrument. 
  • Mei Han - Open Ears Festival - World Premiere of Janet Danielson's Enchanted Glass with harpsichordist Cynthia Herbert.
  • Mei Han - Tour throughout Alaska and performances at the Cross Sound Festival
  • Mei Han & Paul Plimley - Vancouver International Jazz Festival
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Concert in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Concert at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Artists in Residence University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and co-founders of the Chinese Music Program

Mei with Pak Chan in Alaska

2004

  • Mei Han - World Premiere of Purple Lotus Bud,Mei Han and the Borealis String Quartet by John Oliver, commissioned by Borealis String Quartet, at Vancouver Chamber Music Festival
  • Mei Han - World Premiere of Still Turning -John Oliver's new work for zheng and guitar.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - World Premiere of Raine-Reusch's The Legs of a Crane,with Issui Minegishi, the Hereditary Grand Master of Seikyodo Ichigenkin, and Ichiyo Saito, the head teacher of Seikyodo,, Further East Further West Festival Vancouver, sponsored by the Japan Canada Fund.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Tanz and FolkFest Rudolstadt, Germany - Solo concerts as well as performances as part of the Magic Zither project with Abdullah Chhadeh (SYR) on kanoun, Andrew Cronshaw (GBR) on harp-zither, Michal Muller (CZE) on concert zither, Pati and Jean (MDG) on valiha and guitar, Antal Racz and Anne-Marie (HUN) on citera and gardon, Timo Vaananen (FIN) on kantele, Iba (PLE) on percussion, and Bernard O'Neil (IRL) bass.  The project was led by Wolfgang Meyering.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Lectures and Concert at Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - "Music for a New World" documentary broadcast nationally in Canada

Mei with Borealis String Quartet

2003

  • Mei Han - Premiere of John Sharpley's "When Cranes Fly Home", the first original concerto for zheng and orchestra, with the China Philharmonic Orchestra at the Bao Li Theatre, Beijing.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Concert Tour to  Japan, China, Singapore and Australia, including WOMADelaide in Australia.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Canadian Summer Tour, including: Sunfest, Ottawa Blues Festival. Montreal Botanical Garden, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, and Atlantic Jazz Festival.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - New Works Calgary Concert, Alberta
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Eastern US and Canada Tour including: Wesleyan University, Kent State University, University of Guelph, and University of Waterloo.

with Raine-Reusch, Minoru Miki,
John Sharply & Yang Yang, Beijing
2002
  • Mei Han - Vancouver New Music Festival 2002, solo concert. Premiered Tribute to Ling-Lingfor solo zheng by Lee Pui-Ming, commissioned for Han by Vancouver New Music through the Canada Council for the Arts.
  • Mei Han - Sound Travels Global Internet Exchange with Paul Plimley, Vancouver; Akikazu Nakamura, Tokyo; Ellery Eskelin, New York; Jason Robinson, San Diego; Robin Fox & Anthony Pateras, Melbourne; Lê Quan Ninh, Toulouse; Mia Zabelka, Vienna.  Real time transglobal interactive concert.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Distant Wind, the premiere CD by Mei Han and Randy Raine-Reusch was nominated for a JUNO under the "Best Global" category, and two West Coast Music Awards under the "Best World Music" and "Best Instrumental" categories.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Vancouver International Jazz Fest with Frank Gratkowski
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Further East Further West, with Orchid Ensemble

Mei & Raine-Reusch in Osaka
2001 and before
  • Mei Han & ASZA - Awesome Africa Festival in Durban, South Africa. Check out Afribeat.com for more info.
  • Mei Han - Research in contemporary koto with Kazue Sawai, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Mei Han - Performances of new works for zheng at the Seattle Art Museum
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Concerts in Singapore.
  • Mei Han & Randy Raine-Reusch - Concert at Chime Conference on Chinese Music in Prague.

Mei & ASZA in Durban, SA