Confucius Institute

Chinese Musical Instruments Workshop --November 15, 2017

Ms. Jie Gao, Volunteer Teacher of the SMUCI, facilitated a Chinese Musical Instruments” workshop in partnership with the  Wellness Program  by the Human Resources at Saint Mary’s University on November 15. 2017.  Eighteen people registered for this workshop. People learned about four typical Chinese musical instruments, enjoyed traditional songs played by the introduced instruments. In the end, Jie Gao played two famous Erhu songs Butterfly Love and Horse Racing to the audience on site. Participants were all amazed by the broad range of sounds that Erhu could make by only two strings.