BIOGRAPHY

Capitol Chinese Orchestra was founded in 2010 by a group of enthusiastic music lovers to elevate Chinese music to the public.  It is a non-profit organization with approximately 38 members on the roster ranging from 10 to 86 years of age.  Our members are part-time musicians who are also educators, accountants, engineers, students, housewives and retirees.

PRACTICE

Every Saturday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm or 3:00pm to 5:00pm at 420 I Street, Suite 5, Sacramento, CA 95814

MISSION

Our mission is to promote Chinese music by playing to the public and training musicians regardless of their ethnic, age, sex and background, and to reach out and provide entertainment, in particular to senior citizens with community engagements.

OBJECTIVES AND PURPOSES

The primary objectives and purposes of this organization are:

  • To promote Chinese music
  • To train members to play Chinese music
  • To reach out and to serve the local community such as visiting nursing homes, children hospitals and schools.
  • To provide entertainment to the public for social and cultural functions, such as Pacific Rim, Chinese New Year and autumn festival.

MEMBERSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP FEES

Membership in this organization is open to all who is interested in Chinese music.  There is no limit on the number of members the orchestra may admit.

There are 2 classes of members - regular members, and junior/student members.

Regular members include all members who are over 20 years of age.  Membership fees are $20/month.

Junior/Student members include all members who are under 20 years of age.  No membership fees are required.