Class Description学习古筝能陶冶道德情操, 提升气质修养。作为中华五千年文明宝库中最璀璨的乐器瑰宝古筝，以其深厚的历史文化底蕴和天籁之音，具有滋养灵魂的作用，优美的乐曲，对心灵是滋养，培养仁和之气。 人琴一体，乐发于心，古筝是一种充满灵性的乐器，它的根根琴弦无不与精神与情感丝丝相连，当琴弦被拨动也是在拨动心弦，琴声激发于指尖，而情感与爱发端于心，当与亲友相聚，我们抚琴一曲胜过万语千言，琴声悠悠会带领我们分享无限美好的时光。
Guzheng, with its over 2,500 years of history, is a Chinese plucked zither. It has 18 or more strings and movable bridges, and the modern Guzheng usually has 21 strings and bridges. The early types of Guzheng emerged during the Warring States period 战国时代 (475 to 221 BCE). It became prominent during the Qin period秦, and by the Tang Dynasty唐朝, the Guzheng was arguably the most commonly played instrument in China. As the traditional Chinese musical instrument, Guzheng has beautiful sounds and retains great popularity worldwide nowadays. Guzheng enlightens players and listeners with its beautiful tones and enables individuals to embrace patience, self-reflection, discipline, consideration, open mind and passion.
Currently the teaching classes are offered to anyone aged 5 or order. No previous experience is required. Classes will be divided into three levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. Students will be lectured on theories, basics and techniques. There will be opportunities for students to participate in performances and competitions. Teacher will also provide Guzheng at each class. Should the student want to continue practicing at home, please check with Teacher for monthly rental and/or purchase options.
Li Huan started learning Guzheng (古筝) at a young age under the instructions and influence of two national-renowned Guzheng teachers: Wang Tianyi and Zhao Bonan. Since she graduated from Qing Dao Guzheng Institution, Li Huan has been teaching Guzheng for over ten years. Through her teaching years, Li Huan has built up extensive knowledge and expertise in working with children and adults at all age groups. She always pays great attention to every student’s objectives, learning curves and personalities. She strives for bringing happiness and their appreciations to music through her teachings.