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2018 Guzheng Intermediate Class Project (Group)

Time: 10am - 11.30am, every Saturday, 18th Aug 2018 - 20th Oct 2018 (10 weeks) 
Location: People's Palace Music Room, Queen Mary University of London, E1 4NS, Mile End road, London
Course Content: It is suitable for Intermediate level students.
Class Fee: £300
This education project is to cooperate with UK Chinese Classical Instruments Studio (CCIS), Which wil provide Guzheng for this Class. 

2018 Guzheng Summer Class Project (Group)

23rd - 27th Jul

Time: 23rd July 2018 - 27th July 2018, Everyday 10am - 12 am & 2pm - 4pm
Location: People's Palace Music Room, Queen Mary University of London, E1 4NS, Mile End road, London
Course Content: It is suitable for entry level students and students who want strengthen basic skills.
Class Fee: £500 (20h/5days)​
This education project is to cooperate with UK Chinese Classical Instruments Studio (CCIS), Which wil provide Guzheng for this Class. 

2017 Mulan Awards Ceremony and Reception​​ 

11th Dec

Ms. Mengmeng Wu was invited by Mei Sim Lai OBE DL and the Trustees of Mulan Foundation Network to give a performance on Mulan Awards Ceremony and Reception. Grand opening performance was delivered by Mengmeng. "Homebound Fisherman" and "Combating Typhoon" with astonishing skills was highly complimented by Mei Sim Lai OBE. Followed with the opening, Famous sprano Ms. He Wu and Cellist Mr. Hong Zhang also gave wonderful pieces respectively. 

Launch Event: Arts & Culture at QMUL 2017

8th Nov

On November 8, Ms. Mengmeng Wu and the young pianist Ms. Yuan Yongqiu, were kindly invited to attend the Launch Event: Arts & Culture at QMUL organized by the Queen Mary University of London. Their extraordinary performance opened the launch event and won the audience cheers, the audience deeply felt the charm of Chinese music. Darren Henley, Chief Executive of the Arts Council of England, praised Ms. Mengmeng Wu's performance as "such a fantastic and marvellous music performance."

Woman Volunteer of the Year Award 2017

2nd Nov

On November 2, Ms. Mengmeng Wu was invited by Lord Sheikh and the British Chinese Information and Advice Center to attend the "Women Volunteer of Year Award 2017 Award Ceremony" held in the House of Lords of the Parliament. Guzheng music “Fishing Boat In The Sunset" and "Fighting Against Typhoon" was well received.

2017 Dragon Boat Festival Concert 

31st May

On May 31, 2017, the Dragon Boat Festival Concert was successfully held by Confucius Institute at Queen Maryuniversity of London together with Chinese Classical Instruments Studio (CCIS). Ms. Mengmeng Wu was invited to gave a performance in the Concert. The concert invited Professor Ping ZOU,dean of Confucius Institute at Queen Mary university of London and Professor Paul Edlin, the music director of Queen Mary University of London made speeches at the opening for the concert.
After the performance, Professor Ping ZOU speak highly of this fusion music concert. He said: "Confucius Institute at Queen Mary university of London would like to cooperate with CCIS again."
Professor Pau Edlin said: "it is afantastic and amazing concert, I never heard the piece of music 'Libertango' performance in this fusion style.” He also courage performers to create more pieces of fusion music.

2017  Journéesd'Informatique Musicale(JIM) 

19th May

Yixuan Zhao, an award-winning young composer, created a new music work for accordion, Guzheng and electrionic sounds with the theme of "Xuan Niao". This work won the first prize in the Beijing International Electronic Music Festival 2016, and a position in the top three winning entries out of many worldwide competing teams in the beginning of 2017.
On 19th May 2017, Yixuan Zhao and Ms. Mengmeng Wu performed "Xuan Niao" via invitation from Journéesd'Informatique Musicale JIM.

2017  Birmingham Flatpack Film Festival 

8th April

Yixuan Zhao, an award-winning young composer, created a new music work for accordion, Guzheng and electrionic sounds with the theme of "Xuan Niao". This work won the first prize in the Beijing International Electronic Music Festival 2016, and a position in the top three winning entries out of many worldwide competing teams in the beginning of 2017.
On 19th May 2017, Yixuan Zhao and Ms. Mengmeng Wu performed "Xuan Niao" via invitation from Journéesd'Informatique Musicale JIM.