Guzheng is a prominent stringed Chinese musical instrument that has been around for more than 2,500 years. It delivers intrinsically beautiful and elegant sounds. This course covers basic fingering skils and hand coordination as well as the functions of the different parts of a guzheng. Students are coached and guided till they reach performance standard. Learning to play a guzheng helps to cultivate a refined mind and character.

We invite you to join the class and experience the moving sounds of guzheng, while learning to play Chinese classical music on the instrument.

Teacher’s Profile

Mr Thum Soon Boon

Mr Thum is currently the director and conductor of the Guzheng ensembles in Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ Secondary School and Xinmin Secondary School, and has held many Guzheng workshops, seminars and performances. He was the Gold Award winner of the 1989 National Music Competition (Open Category) and the second runner-up of “ART Cup” Chinese Musical Instrument Competition. In 1995, he led groups of students on performance tours to Beijing, Nanjing and Jakarta. In 2012, he led the Guzheng Ensemble of Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School to the United Kingdom to perform at the Harrogate Youth International Festival of Music and Performing Arts.

Course Information

[ Beginner  II]

Every Tuesday | 7.30pm – 9.30pm
15 lessons
Start date: 26 Feb 2020

Course fee: SGD 270


[ Advanced II]

Every Wednesday | 7.30pm – 9.30pm
15 lessons
Start date: 18 Feb 2020

Course fee: SGD 270

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