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Dan Engel grew up and currently lives in the suburban hamlet of Ridgewood, New Jersey. Dan fell in love with China and its language about a decade ago when he was exposed to Peter Hessler's and Mark Salzberg's writings on their experiences living there. Since then, Dan has been studying Mandarin, devouring fiction and non-fiction regarding China, and finding any opportunity to travel East, volunteering for NBC Sports at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, studying abroad in Hangzhou, and most recently teaching English in southwestern Chengdu. His passion for the language and the culture, paired with his love of sharing and discovering new music brought him to MusicDish*China where he has the extraordinary opportunity to be in contact with both of those worlds. When he's not studying Mandarin or trying to find new music, Dan is probably reading, walking his dog, or playing Frisbee.
» [2015-02-28] Conductor Long Yu Announces The Creation Of A New Music Canon - COMPOSE 20:20; Maestro Long Yu Inaugurated COMPOSE 20:20 With A Performance By Yo-Yo Ma, Wu Tong And The New York Philharmonic Of Zhao Lin's Duo
» [2015-02-26] China Arts Foundation International 2nd Annual Chinese New Year Gala; CAFI Honored Former U.S. Ambassador To China Jon Huntsman, Artistic Director And Chief Conductor Of The China Philharmonic Orchestra Long Yu And Chinese Ambassador And Consul General Of China Qiyue Zhang
» [2015-02-23] Avent Studio: A Touch Of Beijing Art In NYC; "Finding Puberty" Invited Its Audience To "look Back To Their Lives And To Recall Their Memories Of The Simplest And Vivid Days."
» [2015-02-22] Hampton Hotels Leverages Music And Emotion; Hotel Chain's Audio-Focused Marketing Campaign Enlists Music Groups "Wild Cub" And "Belle And Sebastian" To Add A Soundtrack To Its Brand Story
» [2015-02-21] Ebook And Music Downloads Stagnate While Mobile Games And Videos See Strong Growth; Music Downloads Are Losing Share, Particularly Affected By The Rise In Music Subscription And Streaming Services
» [2015-02-17] BakerHostetler Files Copyright Infringement Complaints For Freeplay Music Against Multi-Channel Networks; Freeplay Is Seeking To Protect Against Continuing And Systemic Copyright Infringement By MCNs
» [2015-02-16] Tim Lies Releases Chengjsihan Song For Chinese New Year; Ring Out The Old Year Of The Horse With Celebration Of Chengjisihan Rock Song!
» [2015-02-14] CISAC Releases 2015 Global Collections Report; Performing Rights Reach An All-time High Of €6bn On Stable Royalty Collections Worldwide
» [2015-02-14] Lauren Ceradini Joins Capitol Music Group As Vice President Of Publicity; Ceradini Will Design And Execute Publicity Plans For CMG Artists And Projects Spanning The Company's Portfolio Of Labels
» [2015-02-14] Asian Song Placements On Colectivo Bunka Compilation By MusicDish; China's Biggest Indie Rock Band Second Hand Rose's Signature Track "Picking Flowers" And Taiwanese Indie Rock Band Bearbabes' Song "Angel" Are On The Compilation
» [2015-02-06] Sanlitun's FUBAR: The Latest Entry In Beijing's Live Music Scene; "We Plan To Make FUBAR Live House The Best Live Music Venue In The Sanlitun Area And A 'centre' For Musicians To Perform, Meet And Call Home"
» [2015-02-04] Excellent Eclectic Night At Beijing's Underground Showcase; An 8-hour Event That Featured Almost Everything; Mongolian Folk, Puppet Theatre Electronica, Americana, Progressive, Experimental And New Rock, Bass And Drums
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