Guzheng: Lecture and Recital
Friday, March 8, 2013 - 6:30pm


The Confucius Institute at PSU presents a Guzheng Lecture and Recital by Mr. Hai Bi and Ms. Ruisi Li.

Mr. Hai Bi started studying the guzheng at the age of nine. He graduated from the Music Conservatory of the Northwest University for Nationalities. He has worked as a guzheng performer with the Lanzhou Military District Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Bi has twice won first prize in the Shanghai instrumental solo guzheng competition. He is a guzheng instructor at the Qian Kun Institute in Portland and regularly performs in the Orchids and Bamboo Ensemble at the Portland Lansu Chinese Garden as well aat various local libraries, schools and senior centers.

Ruisi Li began studying the guzheng at the age of 7 in the Central Conservatory of Music in China.  In 2002, she received the first prize in “National Youth Art and Music Competition” for Guzheng solo.  Ruisi is the member of “China Nationalities Orchestra Society (CNOS)”, and she is certificated as the “Outstanding Guzheng Teacher” by the CNOS. She had many performing and teaching experiences in China, Europe and the United States. Ruisi Li lives in Portland now, and she endeavors to promote the communication between Chinese music and western music.

When: Friday, March 8, 2013 at 6:30-8:00 PM 

Where: Portland State University, School of Buiness, room SBA 490 (631 SW Harrison Street, Portland OR 9720)

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