*Trial Guqin lesson is chargeable
Guqin in Singapore
Guqin has been sidelined for the past three decades as it is not a part of the modern Chinese orchestra. However, in Singapore today, the Guqin has gotten more and more popular, thanks to the proliferation of Chinese period dramas and movies.
All our Guqin teachers are Singaporean, and hail from strong backgrounds in their own respective fields: Dr. Hoh holds a PhD in Music Composition, Dr. Khoo holds a PhD in Chinese History.
*Trial Guqin lesson is chargeable
Our ServicesBeing a one-stop Guqin shop in Singapore, you can learn Guqin here, and also purchase your Guqin as well as music scores and accessories here. Furthermore, for a nominal fee, you can rent a studio at our music school to practice the Guqin before or after your Guqin lessons.
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What You Will learn
During Guqin lessons you will be able to learn classical pieces from the traditional Guqin repertoire as well as contemporary compositions such as movie theme songs, according to your preferences. Our Guqin teachers will keep you comfortable by teaching at your pace, depending on your commitment levels and learning needs.
In Singapore, our Guqin classes teach both pop and classical Chinese adult music lessons. Pop Guqin lessons include music by Mao Bu Yi, Fei Yu Qing and many other artists. Classical Guqin lesson offerings include traditional Chinese pieces such as Jiu Kuang, Mei Hua San Nong, Liu Shui and other ancient tunes and folk songs.
Unsure of Which Chinese Instrument To Learn?
Do you know that Chinese Instruments are categorized to 4 main sections? 吹，拉，弹， 打, which translates respectively to – Woodwinds, Bowed Strings, Plucked Strings and Percussion.
Find out more about the different Chinese instruments in our weekly 60 minutes workshop, where you will be exposed to various Chinese instruments such as the Erhu, Guzheng, Dizi, Ruan and Pipa.
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Benefits of Learning the Guqin
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Why Choose Us?
The Guqin is not commonly found in Chinese orchestras, and is thus more rarely played than other Chinese instruments, with fewer teachers available. Eight Tones Music School is one of the few music schools in Singapore that currently offer Guqin lessons, with our strong teaching team of three distinguished Guqin teachers.
If you would like to join a Chinese orchestra and participate in Chinese Orchestra performances, click here to take a look at our other Chinese instrument lessons.
Frequently Asked Questions
Individual Guqin lessons are recommended, with one-to-one teaching. This is to ensure that you receive quality instruction and a curriculum that is tailored just for you.
If you prefer, lessons can also be taught individually or in groups of not more than 4. However, the groups have to be formed on your own, with a minimum of 2 students.
All our teachers are fluent in both English and Mandarin.
Yes, our teachers can also teach both Chinese pop songs. However, do let us know in advance so our teachers can prepare the necessary teaching materials.
Trial Guqin lessons are offered one time per instrument and to be paid for after the lesson. If you are unable to come for your trial lesson, you would have to inform the school within 24 hours. Failure to do so will result in a prepaid trial lesson for your next booking.
The mode of payment we accept are cash, NETS, cheque, PayNow and bank transfer