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Online Guzheng Lessons

Do you know that learning Guzheng online can be fuss free and simple? The biggest advantage for taking up online Guzheng lessons is that you can learn a new instrument at the comfort of your home regardless of where you stay. To get started, all you will need is an instrument, stable internet connection, a laptop/computer with webcam, an ipad/tablet, or even just your smartphone and you are good to go. If you don’t have an instrument you can click here to purchase it as well.

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Why Should You Take Up Online Guzheng Lessons

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Guzheng is an instrument that is relatively easy to pick up for beginners and that’s why this instrument is suitable for online lessons. It has a crystalline tone that sounds like flowing waters. Guzheng is also culturally rich with a long history dating back to the 5th Century BC making this instrument fun and interesting to learn.

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Why Learn to Play the Guzheng?

Don’t have your own Guzheng to get started on your musical journey? Browse our curated collection of Guzheng at our Eight Tones Music Store, catering to all musical levels. Instruments will be provided during your music lessons. However, you will still require a personal instrument for daily practice. Click on the button below to start shopping. 

Our Online Guzheng Teachers

With plenty of experience in teaching the Guzheng, our teachers are able to conduct lessons in an interactive and conducive environment.

You will learn proper hand postures and shape, and train each and every individual finger to be independent and agile so as to produce a crisp and bright tone. During your online Guzheng lesson at Eight Tones Music School, your teacher will help you master the music piece of choice.

Teaching Methods/Pedagogy

At Eight Tones Music School, our teachers are able to work with students of varying abilities, ranging from working adults, senior citizens, or children. We take pride in teaching and ensuring that every student leaves each lesson with a sense of fulfillment. Be it for leisure, learning the basics, building a solid foundation, or intensive examinations preparations, we embrace all learning needs with open arms.

Our teachers are well equipped to teach students of varying abilities and ages. We are able to teach for the following purposes: leisure, foundation building, or examination preparation. You will leave each lesson more confident than the previous week.

Guzheng can be taught at your pace. Besides traditional Chinese Guzheng repertoire, you may also opt to learn how to play pop music too.
You do not need to have any musical background to take up Guzheng lessons. Our teachers will lead you to building a good grounding so as to take your Guzheng playing to higher levels.
You will be taught the right techniques and inculcate good playing habits while preparing for your exam. Conquer stage fright and learn how to avoid common mistakes during examination.

Write-Up Of Our Online Guzheng Teachers

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Benefits of Learning Guzheng

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Strenghtens Neurophysical Connections
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Cultivates Social Skills
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Encourages Creativity
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Offers a Sense of Achievement
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Relieves Stress
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Heightened Self Esteem & Confidence
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Cultivates Social Skills
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Relieves Stress
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Encourages Creativity
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Heightened Self Esteem & Confidence

Learning Guzheng can help to develop the connection between left and right brain, because playing the Guzheng requires coordination of many fingers on both the left hand and right hand.

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On Your First Online Guzheng Lesson

Your teacher will discuss your goals and expectations with you and design a suitable curriculum specific to your needs, be it for leisure, foundation building, or examinations.

If you do not have an instrument and would like to purchase one from us, your teacher will help you pick a Guzheng which is most suited to you.

Your Guzheng teacher will discuss your goals and expectations with you. If you would like to expand your repertoire, build on your foundation, or achieve some other learning aim, your teacher will design a suitable course curriculum for you.

Syllabus

The NAFA (CCOM) Instrumental Guzheng Exam (click here for the NTU – TENG examination structure)

Grade 1 – 小鸟朝凤, 关山月, 十杯酒 (轻六调), 二十五板, 小开手, 上楼, 千声佛

Grade 2 – 画眉跳架 (重六调)  二十四板, 西江月 (又名《一点红》) (轻六调) 二十八板, 凤翔歌, 西厢词, 蝶恋花, 三十三板

Grade 3 – 汉宫秋月, 绣金匾, 渔舟唱晚, 灯月交辉(又名《刺绣鞋》), 柳青娘 (轻六调)三十板, 河南八板 (又名《天下大同》)

Grade 4 – 浪淘沙, 狮子戏球 (重六调) 四十板, 浏阳河, 纺织忙, 高山流水

Grade 5 – 洞庭新歌, 云庆, 山丹丹开花红艳艳, 瑶族舞曲, 高山流水

Grade 6 – 丰收锣鼓, 苏武思乡, 春到拉萨, 香山射鼓, 庆丰年

Grade 7 – 高山流水, 秦桑曲, 蕉窗夜雨, 战台风

Grade 8 – 雪山春晓, 陈杏元和番, 寒鸦戏水 (重六调) 六十八板, 东海渔歌

Grade 9 –  草原英雄小姐妹, 将军令, 林冲夜奔, 幸福渠水到俺村

Diploma – 春到湘江, 情景三章, 幻想曲, 长安八景

Why Choose Us?

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100% Pass Rate in Examinations
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Versatile and Experienced Teachers
Chinese instruments lessons
Easy Scheduling
Chinese instruments lessons
Stress-Free Environment
Chinese instruments lessons
100% Pass Rate in Examinations
Chinese instruments lessons
State-of-the-Art Facilities
Chinese instruments lessons
Versatile and Experienced Teachers

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, you can learn to play the Guzheng without any musical background. Our teachers will teach you the basic techniques of Guzheng playing as well as how to read scores. You will be able to perform solo performances and prepare for examinations, depending on your preferences.

We have Guzheng students who are of retirement age and are successful Guzheng players. To learn more, feel free to contact our friendly staff.

We have many time slots available. However, most students come for lessons once a week. You may schedule frequent lessons or for longer periods if you require.

Our teachers are able to speak both English and Mandarin proficiently.

You will be taught by the same Guzheng teacher each week, unless you request to change teachers.

Yes, our teachers can teach you how to play English and Chinese pop songs. However, do let us know in advance so our teachers can prepare the necessary teaching materials.

You can purchase an instrument at our store (click here). Based on your needs, budget and physiology, our teacher will be able to pick out a suitable one for you.

Trial Online Guzheng lessons are offered one time per instrument and to be paid for after the lesson. If you are unavailable to come for your scheduled trial lesson, you have to inform the school within 24 hours. Failure to do so will result in a prepaid trial lesson for your next booking.

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The mode of payment we accept are PayPal, cash, NETS, cheque, PayNow, and bank transfer

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