GuGu Drum Group From Shanghai
Percussion from Shanghai
Tuesday, February 4 | 7:30 p.m.
Buy Tickets $42 Premium | $36 Adult | $34 Senior | $28 Youth | $15 Chico State Student
“A contemporary take on traditional Chinese percussion. The vignettes are based on Chinese proverbs, fables, and fairy tales.” - Houston Chronicle
The ancient drums and the drum movements represent a powerful lineage of drumming that dates back to Emperors of long-ago Chinese dynasties. 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. This high-energy extravaganza is a sure-fire bet to entertain audiences of all ages!Artist Website Video Photos