Melody of China will premiere Yuanlin Chen’s latest work Coexistent Beauty for yangqin, guzheng, pipa, sheng, dizi, bass clarinet, violin, cello, keyboard and electronics at Old First Church in San Francisco on Friday, November 7th. Follow-up performances will take place at Yoshi’s Oakland on November 11th and the Community School for Music and Arts in Mountain View on November 9th. The concert at Yoshi’s will include Chen’s piece as well as a new work for Chinese/jazz quartet(s) and a vocal performance by MoC’s own Gangqin Zhao. For more information and to purchase tickets, see Melody of China’s calendar of activities, or visit these links: http://oldfirstconcerts.org/performances/626/ for Old First Church; http://www.yoshis.com/oakland/jazzclub/artist/show/4570 for Yoshi’s Oakland; and http://arts4all.org/attend/concerts.htm for the Community School of Music and Arts. These concerts are supported by grants from Chamber Music America, San Francisco Arts Commission, Grants for the Arts, California Arts Council and others as well as private donations.