Experience the musical fusion of east and west in an intimate and stunning space. The Center for Spirituality and Sustainability on SIUE’s campus is the location for this unique and innovative concert with the Orchid Ensemble. Established in 1997, the JUNO nominated trio is Lan Tung (Taiwan/Canada) on the erhu/Chinese violin, Dailin Hsieh (Taiwan) on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard (Canada) on percussion. The group blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound. They embrace a variety of musical styles for its repertoire, ranging from the traditional and contemporary music of China, world music, new music to jazz and creative improvisation.