On March 19, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held a conference to convey and learn the spirit of the National "Two Sessions", and Pang Kapang, member of the CPPCC National Committee, conveyed the spirit of the National "Two Sessions". Artistic instructor Zhu Changyao hosted the meeting.
On March 5, 2018, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held the second inspiration tour activity of "Feeling Suzhou".
On March 1, 2018, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held a Party Member Meeting to elect and establish a Party branch.
On Feb. 13, 2018, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra performed at "The Spring Festival Celebration of Suzhou 2018".
On February 11, 2018, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra presented the " Spring Festival Celebration in Suzhou High-tech Zone in 2018".
On February 10, 2018, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held its annual working meeting. Pang Kapang, art director and chief conductor, hosted the meeting. Cheng Congwu, general manager, presented the work report.
On January 28, 2018, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held " Chinese Music with Suzhou Charm, Symphony of the Times - Reporting Concert in Jiangsu Province" at Jiangsu Grand Theater. Wang Yanwen, Standing Committee of Jiangsu Provincial Committee, Minister of Propaganda and United Front, Vice Chairman of the Provincial Political Consultative Conference, Yan Li, city leaders Li Yaping, Zhou Weiqiang, Shengli and Xu Meijian watched the performance.
On December 26, 2017, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held a symposium on the first performance of the Orchestra, host by Zhu Changyao, and delivered a keynote speech by Pang Kapang, the artistic director of the orchestra. Nearly 20 musicians from home and abroad, including Han Xin'an, Liu Xijin, Gu Guanren, Li Binyang, Liu Changyuan, Hao Wei and Chen Chengxiong, participated in the symposium to discuss the great plan for the construction and development of the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra.
On December 26, 2017, Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held its "Hope for the Future" - Opening Concert for the New Year and the 2018 Music Season.
On December 25, 2017, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held its inaugural concert of " Sizhu Jiangnan, Symphony of Sizhu ". Sheng Lei, the Standing Committee of the Municipal Committee and the Minister of Publicity, delivered speeches. Xu Meijian, vice mayor of the municipal government and Secretary of the Party and Labor Committee of the High-tech Zone, hosted the concert.
Dec.24th, 2017, Suzhou Chinese Orchestra Inaugural Concert was held. Zhou Naixiang, Secretary of Municipal Party Committee and Standing Committee of Provincial Committee, and Han Xin'an, secretary of the Sub-Party Group and Vice-President of the Chinese Musicians Association, jointly unveiled the establishment of the orchestra. Li Yaping, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and mayor, delivered a speech. Xu Meijian, deputy mayor of the municipal government and Secretary of the Party and Labor Committee of the High-tech Zone, hosted the opening ceremony.
On December 18, 2017, Zhou Naixiang, Standing Committee of Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Secretary of Suzhou Municipal Committee, Xu Meijian, Deputy Mayor of Suzhou Municipality and Secretary of Party and Labor Committee of High-tech Zone observed the orchestra
On December 5, 2017, Sheng Lei, Standing Committee of the Suzhou Municipal Party Committee and Minister of Propaganda, came to observe Suzhou Chinese Orchestra. Miao Xuewei, Li Jie, Zhu Jianqiang, Zhu Xihong, Zhang Jianqun and other responsible comrades in charge of city, District propaganda, culture and finance accompanied the observation.
Xu Meijian, Vice Mayor of Suzhou and Secretary of the Party and Labor Committee of the High-tech Zone, visited the first batch of new members of the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra on November 10, 2017.
From November 8 to 10, 2017, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra held a group-building course. Zhu Xihong, member of the Party and Labor Committee and Minister of Propaganda of the Suzhou High-tech Zone, attended and made a mobilization speech. Li Jie, secretary and director of the Party Committee of the Suzhou New Bureau of Culture and Guangzhou, made a special report on learning and implementing the spirit of the Nineteenth National Congress.
On June 19, at 10 a.m., the Suzhou National Orchestra held a press conference on the preparatory work in the Presentation Hall of the Cultural and Sports Center of the Suzhou High-tech Zone, marking the official opening of the preparatory work of the Chinese orchestra.