||Chinese Ensemble Music
Welcome to Our Melbourne River Arts Inc.
P: PO Box 833, Glen Waverley Vic. 3150 Australia
E: firstname.lastname@example.org T：（61）0433 966 251
1.【MELBOURNE RIVER ARTS 】
River Arts was established on 16 July 2004 and is a non-profit music and arts association. Its purpose is to develop and disseminate the Chinese folk music heritage in Australia; secondly, through our regular rehearsals and performances to allow the overseas Chinese to enjoy the beauty of music and to promote a healthy quality of life; thirdly, to attempt to cross- border integration of Chinese music and arts to better integrate into the Australian multicultural society.
2.【THE BIRTH OF RIVER CHINESE BAND】
Since incorporation in July 2011, River Arts trading as River Chinese Band is dedicated to the dissemination of the Chinese music in Melbourne, the River Chinese Band plays regularly at a variety of venues across the Victoria suburbs and boasts players from various countries, all playing traditional Chinese musical instruments and majority of players playing several instruments.
The People Republic of China Overseas Consul General in Melbourne, Mr. Zhang Xiao Tao and Cultural Consul Madam Ho and Xiao Chen respectively had watched the RCB performance in “2012 Dragon Concert”, “2013 Australia Day Concert” and “2016 Fifth Anniversary Celebration Concert”; and the performance by River Chinese band has been highly praised by the China Consul, the community and the various Council government.
3.【UPCOMING CONCERT EVENTS】
2017 River Chinese Band 6-anniversary concert
Venue: Oakleigh Hall; 142 Drummond St, Oakleigh VIC 3166
Saturday, 26 August 2017 2pm – 5pm
4.【THE FORMATION OF RIVER STRING QUARTET】
In October 2014, under the leadership of the music director Runlin Fu, River String Quartet was established as a professional indoor quartet. This is a cross-border amalgamation of Chinese and Western music to promote the East-West exchange music and also to get more Western audience awareness, love and learn the beautiful of Chinese folk music.
5.【OUR PAST CONCERT EVENTS】
After six years continuous exploration and improvement activities, RCB has cultivated and foster a large number of plucking and strings students and were invited to perform in Nazareth College, Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak, Box Hill Kingswoods College, Glen Waverley Secondary College, Chinese Museum, Libraries, Parliament House of Victoria and many other places. River Chinese Band had successful organized concerts comprising dozens of performance activity as follow:
“2011 The Sound of River Concert-Glen Waverley Mount Street NHH”
“2012 Dragon year SBS Radio at Box Hill Square concert”
“2012 Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year Indoor Concert-Mount Waverley C.C”
“2012 Chinese Classical Music Concert Balwyn Community Centre”
“2012 Dragon Boat Concert-Mulgrave NHH”
“2012 September Mid-Autumn Festival Chamber Music- Glen Waverley C.C”
“2012 City Life-Chinese church Christmas Concert- City Life Church Wantirna”
“2013 Australia Day Concert- Springvale Town Hall”
“2013 Easter Day Indoor Concert – Oakleigh Hall”
“2013 Second anniversary celebration concert – Box Hill Community Arts Centre”
“2013 Mid-Autumn Festival concert- Clayton Hall”
“2014 Springvale Horse Year multicultural performance- Springvale C.C”
“2014 Mother’s Day Concert- Mount Waverley C.C”
“2014 July Third Anniversary Celebration Concert – Cambodia Friendship Ass.”
“2014 Father Day Concert – Mount Waverley C.C”
“2014 Moon-Cake Concert- Noble Park C.C”
“2015 East meet West Christmas Concerts (1) Berwick (2) Springvale (3) Mount Waverley “
“2016 July Fifth Anniversary Celebration Concert”
“2017- Chinese New Year concerts at Ballarat Theater, Carnegie, Preston Town Hall
6.【Tax Deductible Donation】
On July 31, 2013, River Arts Inc. was endorsed and approved by Australia’s Ministry of Cultural Organisation and listed in the Australian Government Registered Cultural organizations and therefore donation of $2 and above to River Arts Fund are 100% deductible from the taxable income.
The tax deductible donation is to bring the beauty and vitality of Chinese ensemble music to fellow Chinese and non Chinese Australian and beyond. Your generous support will help us:
• To improve our skill and share the passion for good music with you. We strive to bring a high standard Chinese music to everyone.
• Regularly presents new concerts
• Bring more talented young artists the opportunity to perform on the stage
• Assist us to promote Chinese Ensemble Music and carried forward the Chinese Traditional Culture
You can provide the tools to plant the tree of arts and help us to build a more cultured nation. We welcome outright donations of any amount.
Please make a gift to: Commonwealth Bank: BSB: 063-182 Account: 1095 6051 or issue cheque to “River Arts Inc. ” and send cheque to: PO Box 833 Glen Waverley 3150
Thank you for your generosity in supporting River Arts Inc. When your donation has been processed, a tax deductible receipt will be posted to you