GuGu Drum Group Field Trip Performance

GuGu Drum Group

Percussion from Shanghai

Wednesday, February 5 | 9:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Laxson Auditorium

Recommended Grades: 1-8

CC: Dance 3.0/Music 4.0
CA Standards: Reading 7/Speaking & Listening 3

$6 Per Seat

“A contemporary take on traditional Chinese percussion. The vignettes are based on Chinese proverbs, fables, and fairy tales.” - Houston Chronicle

This award-winning percussion group from Shanghai will be presenting a theatrical drama depicting historical and culturally significant drum compositions that showcase the various percussive instruments used in ancient drum music. Featuring drum vignettes based on timeless Chinese proverbs, fables, and fairy tales, this performance highlights the unity, human evolution, awareness, wisdom, social commitment, and communication that ancient drumming has as its history.

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