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YDO: City Music Box Outdoor Concert on February 21

Taipei City Youth Development Office (TCYDO) announced that the next “City Music Box” outdoor concert will be taking place between 2 PM and 4 PM on Sunday, February 21 at the agency’s Bell Plaza.
The concert on Sunday will feature the performance by members of Taipei First Girls’ Highschool’s String Orchestra Club. The club will be celebrating its 30th founding anniversary in 2016.
The club has performed at various occasions both in school and at events outside school, including occasions such as Taipei City Prestigious Schools Joint Concert and Hong Kong Diocesan Girls’ School Joint Concert. It also won numerous awards, including the 2014 Taiwan Provincial Music Compeition and City String Orchestra Tournament.
On the weekend before Lantern Festival, the members of the String Orchestra Club of Taipei First Girls’ High School will bring to the audience classic works such as themes from “My Neighbor Totoro” and “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind”; Taiwanese folk music “Craving for the Spring Wind” and “Evening Primrose”; and Disney themes such as “Colors of the Wind” and “Under the Sea.”
To encourage youths to demonstrate their talents and skills, TCYDO holds the City Music Box on a monthly basis at the Bell Plaza. Clubs from middle schools, high schools, colleges, and universities perform before the public in front of the historical site, bringing musical culture to day-to-day life.