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Chinese Guqin Music Class

Historically, the guqin has been viewed as a symbol of Chinese high culture and the instrument most expressive of the essence of Chinese music.

Confucius said: “To educate somebody, you should start with poetry, emphasize rituals, and finish with music”.

 

The guqin is not merely a musical skill, it embodies the whole gamut of Chinese culture and tradition. In ancient times, guqin is a unique musical instrument.Along with calligraphy, the game of Go and Painting, the qin formed one of the four cultural cornerstones of a learned Chinese.

Historically, the guqin has been viewed as a symbol of Chinese high culture and the instrument most expressive of the essence of Chinese music. 

 

The class are open to all who are interested would like to know more about the guqin and Chinese culture. At the end of the course you will able to play simple pieces, sing famous Chinese poems while playing, and will have gained a broader appreciation of Chinese culture. You will also learn how to appraise the guqin music you hear, how to observe a player's posture and hand gestures, and how to recognize different styles.

 

Class will be interactive, consisting of lectures, audio-visual sessions, demonstrations and discussions.

Price: RMB1700 for up to 2 people

RMB500 per additional person

(Including expert fee, class room space and material cost)  

 

For a group of more than 10 people, please contact us for larger group offer

 

Class is 2hrs, Meeting Point: Direction's in both Chinese and English will be provided for you to arrive at our starting point. Price includes all tickets admission to all sites listed.

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To book the program, we do request a small deposit of USD100 (RMB600) per program via PayPal. This deposit will apply toward the program charges and you could pay the remaining balance on the day of the program. You could directly pay the deposit by clicking "Buy Now" button: