Established in 1997, Orchid Ensemble will perform Tuesday, March 30. Blending the ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, Orchid Ensemble creates a beautiful new sound. The ensemble has embraced a variety of musical styles to its repertoire, ranging from the traditional and contemporary music of China, World Music, and New Music to Jazz and Creative Improvisation. The energetic yet endearing performance style of the ensemble consistently intrigues and delights its audiences and has been acclaimed as “one of the brightest blossoms on the world music scene.” The performance will feature a special guest appearance by the Marietta College Women’s Choir.