Take this 5-day course and study the celebrated instruments the guqin (7 stringed zither) through a combination of seminars, demonstrations and a unique concert. The course is open to students at all levels, with a limited number of instruments available for hire. The guqin will be taught by Dr Cheng Yu, (SOAS, University of London), with Charles Tsua (London Youlan Qin Society). Don’t miss this rare opportunity!
The London Youlan Qin Society , established on 13th July 2003, is a London-based voluntary cultural organisation. Europe’s first and only such Society, it aims to promote interest in and understanding of China’s music, its culture, art, and philosophy, with a particular focus on the qin. The qin or guqin, the Chinese 7-stringed zither, is one of China’s most significant classical instruments, and was declared by UNESCO in 2003 as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity”. The society is committed to facilitating the educational development of Chinese musical culture and arts exchange between the UK, China and the rest of the world. The society president is Dr Cheng Yu, a leading UK Chinese musician and research associate at SOAS, University of London.
Course fee: £260 (£240 for LYQS members) – includes a ticket to the concert. (Insert the link of the concert)
To book and for enquiries please contact: Julian Joseph firstname.lastname@example.org or Cheng Yu email@example.com. Tel: Cheng Yu 0788 089 6003 (Chinese) or Charles Tsua 07876 433596 (English).