Welcome to Mencius Society & East River

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Based in New York City's Chinatown, Mencius Society for the Arts (MSA) is a non-profit organization committed to the preservation and flourish of folk and oral traditions.


  • Check out some of our past performances!
    members of the Mencius Youth Orchestra perform on stage
    Cultural Heritage Workshop
  • Youth Orchestra performance


In-House News

On October 25, 2012

students and attendees of heritage workshop Young musicians show off their knowledge at the Chinese Music Heritage Workshop Part II. Congratulations to all who participated. Stay tuned for more updates and be sure to check out the Mencius Youth Orchestra on Saturday November 8th, 2014. See you there!


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