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Chinese zither concert planned at Vets’ Theater

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From page A9 | October 14, 2011 |

Chiffon Fu will play the Chinese zither in a Guzheng Concert on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Veterans' Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. Since immigrating to the United States in 1995, she has dedicated herself to the promotion and preservation of one of China's most treasured musical arts. Courtesy photo

Chiffon Fu will play the Chinese zither (Guzheng) at a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. She’ll be joined by several local Chinese musicians.

Fu graduated from the National Taiwan Academy of Art and was grand champion of the prestigious Taiwan National Guzheng Competition in 1990. She has played many concerts in major halls throughout Asia.

Since immigrating to the United States in 1995, she has continued her performance schedule and also teaches Guzheng.

“Chiffon has dedicated her life to the promotion and preservation of one of the most treasured Chinese musical arts, to ensure that the beautiful melody will continue to flourish for generations,” a news release said.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children; they’re available at Copyland, 231 G St. in downtown Davis. For more information, call (530) 756-2679 or contact Wei Zhang at (530) 867-1373 or wzhangucd@gmail.com.

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