Concert of Chinese guqin music coming to Orvis Auditorium on September 28

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Sep 22, 2010

Master Li Xiang Ting with guqin
Master Li Xiang Ting with guqin
The Center for Chinese Studies, Confucius Institute, and the Ethnomusicology Program at UH Mānoa will present a unique concert of the Chinese seven-stringed plucked zither guqin—featuring Beijing-based Master Li Xiang Ting—at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28, at Orvis Auditorium. 
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear an esteemed genre of Chinese music rarely performed in public until recent times.
With a history of more than 3,000 years, the seven-stringed plucked zither guqin is China’s oldest stringed instrument. The guqin was a symbol of Chinese high culture through its association with the literati and cultural elite.
Beijing-based guqin master Li Xiang Ting, a professor of music at the Central Conservatory of Music since 1963, has been named “A Representative Inheritor for a National Intangible Cultural Heritage” for his guqin art.
Admission is free and open to the public.  For more information, please call 956-6083 or see the Events listing at