Peking University Alumni Choir held commonweal concert ‘Time of Growth’
The activity was organized by Beijing Sunshine Social Service Center. Since the beginning of 2018, Peking University Alumni Choir has started rehearsing for the occasion. After ten months’ preparation, they presented a wonderful performance for students of Beijing Dandelion Middle School, and the optically challenged kids at Hongdandan Visual Impairment Cultural Service Center.
The performance comprised five chapters: pursuit, compassion, meaningfulness, retreat and recollection. Drawing upon theme music of films such as Lion King, Beauty and Beast, Spirited Away and Big Fish as the main thread, the choir combined childhood memories with popular songs, such as The Moon Represent My Heart and When You Are Old, and touching poetry, such as Tell Me How to Forget Him and The Joy of Snow Flake, which coalesced to delineate the dream, love and hope of youth. At the end of the concert, Peking University Alumni Choir and Beijing Dandelion Middle School Sunshine Female Choir jointly performed Heart of Gratitude as a token of unitedness and of love for the audience.
Established in 2009, Peking University Alumni Choir is an alumni organization officially registered in the Alumni Association; it is also a high-level choir dedicated to its own artistic ideal as well as to the welfare of the society. The choir now has more than 100 registered members and has for many times contributed to Peking University’s Anniversary Celebrations. In addition to a series of well-acclaimed domestic performances, the organization also entertains an international outlook; the choir once attended the 19th European Chorus Festival in Hungary.
Written by: Wei Jiaqi
Edited by: Ma Xiao