Date/time: June 13-18, 2017, 11 am-1 pm
(Session I: June 13, 15, 17; Session II: June 14, 16, 18)
Venue: Bowers Museum, John Lee Court
2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Class design: Guzheng (Chinese zither) basics and techniques; Chinese music and culture
Guzheng, the 21-stringed Chinese instrument, has a more than 2,500 years history and belongs to the Asian long zither family. It was used in both folk and court music in ancient China and remains one of the most played Chinese instrument today.
Class participants will experience the enchanting art form through guzheng basics, Chinese music and culture, and get the chance to learn and practice guzheng techniques and simple tunes.
The class is hosted in English by renowned Guzheng artist Bei Bei He and requires no past training or experience to attend.
To enroll, guests should contact Public Programs of Bowers Museum at 714.567.3677 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This program is co-presented by the Chinese Cultural Arts Council, an affiliate council of the Bowers Museum, and Sino US Performing Arts Organization. Guzheng instruments are provided courtesy of The Guzheng Shop.