Friday, October 01, 2010

Bei Bei Plays Gu Zheng

Bei Bei is an internationally acclaimed Gu Zheng (Chinese Zither) performer, composer and educator. She was born in Chengdu, China and now resides in Orange County, California. She started to play the Gu Zheng at the age of seven and received her professional musical training, majoring in the Gu Zheng at the Central University of Nationalities in Beijing, China and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in Hong Kong from several Gu Zheng masters such as Li-Jing Sha, Mu-Lan Hai, Chun-Jiang Teng, and Ling-Zi Xu.



She is a multi-award winner of many national and international competitions such as the 1993 National Chinese Instruments Competition, the 1999 College Students Art Festival in Beijing and the 1st Dragon Cup International Gu Zheng Competition in 2001.
 
She released her debut album “Quiet your mind and listen” in 2006. Her collaborative album “Heart of China” with Richard Horowtiz was released by Killer Tracks in 2008.

Give a listen at: http://www.myspace.com/beibeizheng

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