Confucius Institute

Beijing Opera Workshop, Chinese Bamboo Flute Workshop, and Chinese Zither Workshop

October 6, 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus
Free, open to the public, tickets not required.
Beijing Opera Performer

Three Workshops
Sunday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to Noon
Corthell Concert Hall
Gorham Campus

Sponsored by the Confucius Institute at USM

Workshop #1 - Beijing Opera Workshop

CICO《中国京剧》工作坊介绍

The Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera at Binghamton University (CICO) is a nonprofit organization jointly formed by Binghamton University and the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts (NACTA), and is sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (CIH) in Beijing, China. CICO was established on November 16, 2009. As with all Confucius Institutes around the world, CICO supplies teachers and support for teaching Chinese language and culture. However, as a specialized Confucius Institute, it also introduces Chinese Opera and music around the U.S. 

宾汉顿戏曲孔子学院是宾汉顿大学和中国戏曲学院共同组建的非营利性机构,是全球唯一的以中国戏曲艺术为特色的孔子学院。戏曲孔子学院成立于2009年11月16日。与全球孔子学院一样,戏曲孔子学院为教授中国语言和文化课程提供教师和支持。但作为一家特色孔子学院,戏曲孔院致力于在美国推广中国戏曲和音乐。

The main content of the Beijing Opera workshop is to introduce the performance characteristics, singing characteristics and mask art of Beijing Opera, to show the charm and artistic characteristics of Beijing Opera to the American people, so that the American people can have a direct understanding of Beijing Opera. In the teaching process, besides the introduction of relevant theories, participants' experience is also emphasized. The teacher will invite some participants to dress in costumes and learn some simple movements and the "key skills" of Beijing Opera, so as to feel the charm of Beijing Opera. In addition, some participants will be invited to experience the art of facial makeup in Beijing Opera. The teacher will draw the outline of facial makeup for the participants, introduce the characteristics of facial makeup art to the participants, and tell the audience how to judge the character and character characteristics through facial makeup.

《中国京剧》工作坊以介绍京剧艺术的表演特点、唱腔特点及脸谱艺术为主要内容,向美国民众展示中国京剧艺术的魅力和艺术特点,让美国民众对中国京剧艺术有一个直观的认识。在教学过程中,除去对相关理论的介绍之外,还强调参与者的体验感。授课教师会邀请部分参与者身着戏服,学习部分简单动作和京剧“把子功”,切身感受京剧艺术的魅力所在。另外,还会邀请部分参与者体验京剧中的脸谱艺术,由主讲教师为参与者完成脸谱的勾勒,并向参与者介绍脸谱艺术的特点,告诉观众如何通过脸谱来判断人物性格及角色特点。

The workshop lasts about 120 minutes. Among them, the Beijing Opera exhibition lasts for about 20 minutes, the theory introduction lasts for about 20 minutes, the body interaction experience lasts for about 40 minutes, and the face painting experience lasts for about 40 minutes.

工作坊约120分钟。其中京剧展示约20分钟,理论介绍约20分钟,身段互动体验约40分钟,脸谱体验约40分钟。

Welcome to the Beijing Opera workshop!

欢迎各位热爱中国京剧艺术的观众前来体验《中国京剧》工作坊!

 

Workshop #2 - Chinese Bamboo Flute Workshop

The Chinese Bamboo Flute workshop aims to introduce Chinese bamboo flute art as the main content, to show American students the charm and artistic characteristics of Chinese bamboo flute art, and to give participants a more intuitive understanding of Chinese bamboo flute art through their personal experience. The teacher will invite some students to experience the differences between Chinese bamboo flute playing and western instruments, as well as the different handling and special playing skills of the music.

《中国竹笛艺术》工作坊是以介绍中国竹笛艺术为主要内容,向美国同学展示中国竹笛艺术的魅力和艺术特点,并且通过参与者的亲身体验让其对中国竹笛艺术有一个更直观的认识。授课老师会邀请部分同学拿着笛子亲身体验一下中国竹笛吹奏方面上与西洋乐器之前的不同之处,和对曲子的不同处理和特殊演奏技巧。

The workshop lasts about 60 minutes.About 15 minutes of bamboo flute performance, 15 minutes of theory introduction, and 30 minutes of body interaction experience.

工作坊约60分钟。其中竹笛演奏展示约15分钟,理论介绍约15分钟,身段互动体验约30分钟。

 

Welcome to the Chinese Bamboo Flute workshop!

欢迎各位热爱中国京剧艺术的观众前来体验《中国京剧》工作坊!

 

Workshop #3: Guzheng Workshop

The guzheng (Chinese Zither) is a traditional Chinese musical instrument. It is also one of the most ancient Chinese musical instruments with 2,700-year history according to the historical records. and has always been popular in China. Guzheng is considered as one of the main chamber as well as solo instruments of Chinese traditional music. Guzheng is the ancestor of several Asian zither instruments, such as: Japanese koto, Korean gayageum, Mongolian yatga, and Vietnamese dan tranh.

Contact Information

USM Music Box Office
207-780-5555