The Chorus of Soochow Art Troupe from Soochow University Won the Gold Award of the Fifth Zijin Chorus Festival

On June 11th, the award ceremony and closing concert of the Fifth Zijin Chorus Festival was held in the concert hall of Jiangsu Centre for the Performing Arts. Several government leaders attended the event. The chorus of Soochow Art Troupe from Soochow University won the gold award in group B of Universities, and Instructor Jin Doudou won the excellent piano accompaniment award.

The Zijin Chorus Festival has been successfully held for five times since 2013 and is currently the highest standard chorus competition in the province.

Under the circumstances of tight time and heavy tasks, conductor Li Changsong, piano accompaniment teacher Jin Doudou and 60 contestants rehearsed in an orderly manner 3-4 times a week, repeatedly polishing every sound detail of each voice part.

Finally, the Soochow Art Troupe went to Nanjing three times in two weeks to participate in the semi-final, final and the closing concert. With the tacit cooperation of the team, each voice part of men and women deduced a soothing, smooth and moving melody with the beautiful timbre and the harmonious tone. They used their songs to show the spirit of the times and the style of Soochow University, won the warm applause of the audience, and achieved excellent results.

The chorus of Soochow Art Troupe was founded in April 2013. The members are university students who are passionate about singing and music. The chorus has won several awards and was invited to perform at the National Center for the Performing Arts.