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A Special Trip to China

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Master Players is pleased to offer A Special Trip to China with our artistic director Xiang Gao, UD Trustees Distinguished Professor of Music and his wife Dr. Renee Dong of UD.

A rare opportunity to experience 5,000 years of history, culture, and music.

​2014 China trip group photo (June 19, 2014)

Friends of Master Players and UD faculty, staff and alumni are invited to a private trip to China under the direction of two experienced bi-lingual and bi-cultural China trip volunteer directors originally from China.

A 13-day tour to visit China’s most important historical cities: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and Suzhou. Upcoming tour dates TBA.

Tour Features

- Many special excursions and programs led by Professor Gao and Professor Dong that US touring companies are not able to accommodate.

- International (NYC-Beijing-NYC) and domestic (within China) air travel and first-class, air-conditioned ground transportation.

- Twelve nights world-class hotel accommodations.

- Top quality, English-speaking, local tour guides under the daily direction of UD tour directors.

- 29 Meals: 12 Western-style breakfast buffets, 9 lunches and 8 dinners including a dumpling banquet in Xi’an, Beijing Roast Duck dinner and farewell dinner party in Shanghai. All menus personally selected by Professor Gao.

For more information, email Professor Gao at

Cultural entertainment: Tang Dynasty Dance in Xi’An, Chinese traditional music performance, Chinese traditional acrobatic performance, boat ride on the Huangpu river in Shanghai, etc.

Special Master Players cultural offerings: short lectures including “Modern Chinese Society” with Professor Dong; “Musical and Cultural traits of China” and “survival Chinese” with Professor Gao; “Brush painting and Calligraphy” class with Professor Gao.

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