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Rachel C. Walker

Hannover, DE         

Rachel C. Walker writes poetic, timbre-sensitive works drawing from her ongoing immersion in and research on Chinese folk music, musical time, and language. 

Articles by Rachel C. Walker:

NewMusicBox July 30 2018 | By Rachel C. Walker
The Importance of Exchange

There is very little effort made to bridge the gap in cultural understanding. This is where the intersection of Chinese traditional music and new music has the potential to play...

NewMusicBox July 23 2018 | By Rachel C. Walker
Poetry and Community in Guangzhou

Upon returning from my first stay in China in 2016, I began to seek out works by living Chinese writers in order to help enrich my understanding of the country...

NewMusicBox July 16 2018 | By Rachel C. Walker
An Introduction to the Chinese Bamboo Flute Orchestra

In its five years of existence, the Chinese Bamboo Flute Orchestra (中国竹笛乐团) founded by Zhang Weiliang (张维良), has done substantial work. It has commissioned and promoted the music of living...

NewMusicBox July 9 2018 | By Rachel C. Walker
For Summer Rain

In March 2015, I arrived in Beijing to study Chinese musical instruments for what started as a six-month stint and then sprawled into a year. It was an immersive experience,...