On March 24th, a 19-student delegation from Brewster High School traveled to China to serve as musical and cultural ambassadors at the Jian Ping High School in Shanghai. Together with their musical directors George Viglucci and Lauren Ellis, the student musicians performed a program of American-inspired works and collaborated with the Jian Ping High School Symphony Orchestra. The Brewster HS students immersed themselves in Chinese culture by living, dining, and attending classes with their peer hosts. Later, the students traveled to Beijing to visit sites important to China’s political and cultural heritage including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall.
Photo credit Lauren Ellis