Oriental Flair - Eastern Harps Meets Western Strings

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After a successful year in 2016, School of Chinese Music & Arts is back with the biennial show! Introducing erhu to Eastern harps (guzhengs) that meet with Western strings (a string quartet), be mesmerised by the fusion of these strings performing traditional and contemporary music. All music originally arranged by Joel Ang. Not to be missed! “Liang is an exceptionally talented performer with great skill in crossing the divide to excel in playing both music.” Broadway World. “Zhao Liang is the ‘real deal’” Adelaide Festival Centre, Christopher N.     School of Chinese Music & Arts was founded in 2005. It is dedicated to enriching the local SA community with its music and arts, in particular Chinese music. It has since been delivering Chinese cultural music workshops in schools, public and private events, locally and interstate. An estimated number of more than 120 schools have been visited and more than 4000 school students have experienced our workshops. Recent years it has been engaged in several community projects – Multicultural storytime, SA Youth Chinese Orchestra. The school’s new branch is opening up in central markets – come along and check us out!

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School of Chinese Music & The Garage International

Zhao Liang, began learning the Guzheng (Chinese harp) at the age of six in Singapore. Arriving in Adelaide in 2004, Zhao established the School of Chinese Music & Arts in Gouger St. Zhao is an exciting and highly accomplished performer - she has played solo or with groups at many important events including OzAsia Festival, Government House receptions, Festival Centre concerts and other public and private events. She has also been a guest lecture at the Adelaide University Confucius Institute, and also performed live on ABC Radio and on Radio Adelaide.
In recent years, Arts SA has funded her to attend Masterclasses in China to further support her training of local artists and musicians in Chinese Music.

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