The Texas A&M University Singing Cadets will travel to China for an international tour beginning tomorrow (May 17) and continuing through May 27.
The Singing Cadets, known as “the Voice of Aggieland,” will perform throughout China in some of the country’s finest concert halls, including the Beijing Concert Hall, Xi’an Concert Hall, Hangzhou’s Grand Theater and the prestigious Heluting Concert Hall of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.
While on tour, the Aggies will have an opportunity for sight-seeing and opportunities to tour some of China’s historical sites, including The Imperial Palace, Tiananmen Square and Hangzhou’s Terracotta Warriors. In addition, they will have the unique opportunity to perform on The Great Wall of China as well as a command performance at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
Now in their 120th touring season, the Singing Cadets have enthusiastically represented Texas A&M both nationally and internationally. Established in 1893, over the years the group has performed for U.S. presidents and first ladies, presidents of other countries and at special televised events such as pageants and other special occasions. Additionally, the group travels thousands of miles each year to perform for audiences all across Texas.