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2016 Major Performances

Click here to view the major performances given by the San Francisco Guzheng Music Society in 2016.

 

33rd Annual Concert

The San Francisco Guzheng Music Society performed to a full house at their 33rd annual concert, titled "Melodies of Love" on June 14th, 2015 2:00 pm at Fromm Hall, University of San Francisco.

 

More pictures from the 33rd annual concert.

 

Performance for the Taiwan Tourist Bureau

WeiShan Liu and Anna were invited to perform for the Taiwan Tourist Bureau. Here is their performance at the Travel and Adventure show in Santa Clara Convention Center.

 


2012 Major Performances

Click here to view the major performances given by the San Francisco Guzheng Music Society in 2012.



Dec 7, 2013 Student concert,


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29th Annual Concert

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Upcoming Performances

2016 Year-end Performance, December 10, 2016

SFGMS will host its year-end performance at Recology Golden Gate in San Francisco.

Time: December 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

Place: Recology Golden Gate, 900 - 7th Street, San Francisco (on-site parking is available)

Cost: $15. The cost includes entrance fee, lunch and 1 raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets are available for $1 each.

Please email: info@guzheng.org.to request tickets.

 

35th Annual Concert, May 21, 2017

SFGMS's 35th annual concert will be held on May 21, 2017 at the Cowell Theater in Fort Mason Center.

 

Past Performances

34th annual concert: “Chinese Music Through the Ages: Featuring Guzheng”


Members of SFGMS performed before a standing room only audience at City College of San Francisco, Chinatown Campus on May 15, 2016.  Our musical director Ms. Weishan Liu used multimedia to guide the audience through the 8000-year history of Chinese music.  She and members of the society performed past and contemporary guzheng masterpieces.  The concert was well received by the audience. 


Click here to see comment from audiences


Click here and here to view pictures from the concert.

 

Library performances

Members of SFGMS were invited to perform at various branch libraries to celebrate the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month during May, 2016.

Click here to view pictures of the performance at the San Francisco West Portal Branch library in San Francisco.

Click here to view pictures of the performance at the San Francisco Park Branch library in San Francisco.

 

Click here for videos of past performances

 

Legislature Recognition

Members of SFGMS performed at the Autumn Moon Festival on 9/12/2015 and was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from Assemblyman Philip Ting for the society's dedication to Chinese culture.

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Foster City Library Performance


Members of SFGMS performed at the Foster City Library on 9/17/2015 to help celebrate Autumn Moon Festival.  Here is a news article about the performance from the World Journal’s 9/28/2015 edition.




The San Francisco Gu-Zheng Music Society was formed in 1982 to promote and share the rich Chinese heritage through traditional, classical, folk, and contemporary music. Its goals are:

  • to introduce the music of guzheng (an ancient Chinese stringed instrument that dates back 2500 years) to the San Francisco Bay Area;
  • to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of traditional Chinese music and culture; and
  • to provide cultural exchange and performance opportunities for guzheng enthusiasts of all skill levels.

The Society stages an annual concert with a carefully selected theme to showcase certain aspect of Chinese music. It also performs at schools, libraries, community events, as well as fundraisers for non-profit organizations and worthy social causes.

In 1988, the Society was incorporated as a non-profit public benefit corporation under the laws of the State of California and qualified as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to the Society are tax-deductible.




舊金山古箏樂團是一個具有二十多年歷史的非牟利組織,團員是來自舊金山及灣區各行業的音樂愛好者。

本著宣揚和推廣中華文化藝術的宗旨和教學與演出相結合的精神,樂團自成立以來,定期舉辦各種各樣的文化交流,中國音樂欣賞和音樂講座等活動;每年舉辦一次大型音樂會,並經常邀請旅居美國的中、港、台國樂演奏家以及美國音樂家同台演出。同時,他們也到老人活動中心、醫院、學校作敬老慰問的訪問演出。成立以來,在團長劉維姍女士的帶領和全體團員的不懈努力下,樂團培養了不少有才能的古箏演奏專業人材。樂團的活動,不但使灣區民眾能欣賞到優美的中國民族音樂,同時對中國民族樂器,特別是對古箏的發展史有了較深入的了解,受到廣大社區民眾的歡迎和高度讚揚。

樂團將繼續為灣區民眾、社團、機構、和學校提供各類教學演出服務,並為需要購買古箏的音樂愛好者和朋友代為訂購專業或普及等各類古箏。有興趣的朋友請用電話或傳真 (415) 668-8111 聯絡。



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