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    Chinese Music Institute
    For ages 7 - 14


The Calgary Chinese Music Institute is the place to fulfill your dreams of learning Chinese classical instruments, discovering Chinese culture and art, and meeting like-minded people. The highest qualified musicians and instructors in town host events and provide music lessons. We also provide opportunities to learn with world-renowned musicians.

The Youth Program is designed for children and youth from age 7 - 14 who are interested in learning and playing Chinese instruments and music in an ensemble setting. The available instruments to choose from are:

  • Erhu and other Huqin 二胡及其他胡琴
  • Pipa / Ruan / Liuqin 琵琶 / 阮咸 / 柳琴
  • Yangqin 扬琴
  • Guzheng 古筝
  • Dizi 笛子

The program is divided into 2 components: 

  • Group Lesson: led by instrument specialists, working on technique, musicality and ensemble playing.
  • Orchestra Rehearsal: led by award-winning flutist Jiajia Li, learning classical repertoire and new works.

In addition, we will have guest artists coming in for masterclasses and workshops, performance opportunities, and other fun events!

Artistic Director: Jiajia Li


Winter Semester course information

Course CRN Day Dates Time Fee
Calgary Chinese Music Institute TBD Sunday Coming Winter 2020! TBD $600.00

If you have any questions please contact Jiajia Li. This program is supported by the Calgary Chinese Orchestra.




For new students, you will need create a log in ID and PIN

For existing students, you can log in directly through the "Register Now" button. 



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