Music

These K-Pop Stars Just Got Stripped of Their University Diplomas

Seven famous K-pop idols had their college diplomas revoked by the South Korean Ministry of Education last month. The reason — they did not...

Symphony Orchestra Captivates Tens of Thousands of People in Taiwan

Cosponsored by the cultural department of various city and county governments, as well as some civic organizations in Taiwan, the New York-based Shen Yun...

The African American Who Loves Playing the Guzheng

A Minnesota-based African American man is breaking cultural barriers by gaining widespread acclaim for playing the guzheng, a traditional Chinese instrument. However, some people...

The Incredible Benefits of Classical Music

Even though the world music scene is currently dominated by modern forms like hip hop, rap, pop, and so on, there is still a...

An Interesting Arrangement for a New Era

Do you believe in predestined relationships? In the East, a predestined relationship is called “yuan fen.” It is the idea that all the events...

Taiwan Children’s Choir Gives an Outstanding Performance in Vienna

Recently, on a street in Vienna, Austria, the city of music, a group of children sang in a chorus with voices as beautiful as...

Study Shows Music Lessons Improve Language Skills in Children

Many studies have shown that musical training can enhance language skills. However, it was unknown whether music lessons improve general cognitive ability, leading to...

8-Year-Old Drummer Covers Led Zeppelin Like No Other

Eight-year-old Yoyoka Soma's favorite drummer is John Bonham, so for her entry into the 2018 Hit Like A Girl drum contest, she covered Bonham's part on Led...

Chinese Pop Fans Becoming a Threat to Airport Security

It is no secret that K-pop is the hottest thing in the global music industry. K-pop band BTS even cracked into the top position of...

The Guqin: The Instrument of the Sages

The guqin, or qin, is a seven-stringed classical musical instrument that is a relative of the zither family and has a history in China...

The Pipa: The Traditional Chinese Guitar

The pipa is often referred to as the Chinese lute, and may remind you a little bit of a Western guitar. The history of...

Flutist Wins the Hearts of Her Audience

During my recent trip to Chicago, I attended a special noonday concert sponsored by the Musician’s Club of Women at the Fourth Presbyterian Church...

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