On February 12th, 2017, Hanzhi Wang was invited as the special guest at Brooklyn Accordion Club, Brooklyn, New York. There was an open-mic session before Hanzhi Wang’s concert.
As a guest of the Brooklyn Accordion Club in New York, Mr Wang's Brooklyn 61 Local in New York presented a wonderful solo concert for New York accordion enthusiasts.
The Brooklyn Accordion Club brings together accordion lovers from all walks of life in American society. When the last note of the music end, all the audience stood up for Hanzhi Wang playing long applause.
In the next event, Wang Han will work with American accordionist Ivan Filipchyk to showcase more contemporary accordion music for New York accordion lovers.
On January 13th, the music project “Out of the Sahara” - World Music Tour Concert was launched by Beijing Water Cube. The news conference was organized by the Water Cube Youth Development Center, Arts Water Space Culture and Art (Beijing) Co.,Ltd. to commemorate the Chinese writer San Mao.
With the combination of classics and innovations, including the documentary which made in the Grand Canary, San Mao’s classic quotations, the music pieces named after San Mao’s compositions and the original background pictures and other artistic cross-border multimedia for the music interpretation of San Mao’s poetic literary works and legendary life experiences. From recalling her life to be thankful to the society, San Mao’s independence, kind and warm humanistic feelings, interpreting the respect to the truth of life and the pursuit of spiritual values, to remind a generation of their youth memories.
The accordionist Hanzhi Wang was invited to hold lectures “history of contemporary Scandinavian accordion music”and the master class both at the Music College of Capital Normal University and the Tianjin Conservatory of Music, respectively, on December 9th and 20th.
The development of contemporary music in the Scandinavia is unique, and especially it is important and impact the development of accordion. The tradition of the Danish Royal Academy of Music, established the profession by Mogens Ellegaard, the father of modern accordion, has inherited the essence of working closely with contemporary composers. In this field, the Nordic contemporary composer has composed a number of repertoire which is leading the high quality of the accordion original works, many of which are elected for the authority of the International Accordion Competition test pieces and concerto final repertoire selection, and all this has played the role of a milestone for the development of higher standard for accordion.