East-West Orchestra and Choir (EWOC) was registered in Richmond Hill, Ontario on 18, September 2012. It is approved as a Charity-MGS (Minister of Government Services) Corporation.
EWOC is dedicated to the multicultural music exchange and development. The objects of the corporation are:
A) to educate and increase the publics understanding and appreciation of the arts by providing performances of an artistic nature in public places, senior citizens homes, churches, community centers and educational institutions, and by providing seminars on topics relating to such performances.
B) to provide instructional seminars on topics related to the performing and visual arts.
C) to produce performing arts festivals for the purposes of educating and advancing the publics understanding and appreciation of performing arts and to educate artists through participation in such festivals and related workshops.
EWOC has over 100 members who are professionals and high leveled amateur. Almost 80% of the team members are seniors.
In last 4 years, EWOC took part in several influential events to set up wide communication with other community organizations. Now it has grown up to be a well-known one in the GTA. EWOC has applied to Canada for funding to carry out the project of NHSP- Multi-Music Arts Exchange for Seniors.
EWOC is under the management of music monitor, famous Chinese Canadian Conductor, Composer David Xiangyu Zhang and Chairman, environmental economist Dr. Wade Ligang Yang.