Wei Guanhua

Organized by 湛鹰 on 2022-03-10
Introduction to Wei Guanhua(drop beard,gaohu,banhu)Master performer,composer,music educator

Wei Guanhua is currently a gaohu and banhu musician of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, and teaches at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Hong Kong Academy of Music, and the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

After the age of nine, he followed the late famous Huqin master Liu Mingyuan to learn various types of huqin such as banhu.

Under the long-term careful study, he has mastered a variety of huqin playing skills, and can accurately and authentically handle and express the musical styles of different places. Its basic playing skills are solid, the timbre is sweet and unrestrained, and it forms a simple, natural, inner delicate, witty and enthusiastic playing style.

In 1982, he won the "Excellent Performance Award" in the National Instrumental Music Competition held for the first time by the Ministry of Culture of China. The China Record Society published its albums "Celebrating Victory" and "Military and Civilian Production". Hong Kong Hugo Records and Nanjing Audio-Visual Publishing House also included Banhu pieces such as "The Crescent Five Watches" and "Brother of the Red Army is Back".

Graduated from the Folk Music Department of China Conservatory of Music in 1985.

In 1986, he was admitted to the Composition Department of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. During this period, he composed many vocal works, which won the silver prize in the China Art Song Competition in the 1980s, and were selected as teaching materials for the vocal music department.

He moved to Hong Kong in 1991 and has been invited by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra many times to perform as a soloist in concerts. In 2001, he successfully performed a solo Huqin recital, which was well received.

In 2004, at the "Night of Huqin Masters in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan" concert by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Wei premiered the Jinghu and Erhu Double Concerto "Symphony Suite for Female Generals of the Yang Family" with his superb interpretation and difficult skills, which received rave reviews.
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