August 23, 2019
How to Replace the Guzheng String
How to Replace the Guzheng String We’reeee back! This time we’ll be talking bout the replacement of the Guzheng string! A few episodes ago, we gave […]
May 6, 2019
How to Tune Your Guzheng
How to Tune Your Guzheng Got a new Guzheng at home that needs tuning but don’t know how to? Afraid that you might break the strings […]
July 3, 2018
Proper Way to Tie Your Qianjin
How to properly tie Qianjin The Qianjin is the piece of string that goes around the neck of the Erhu, pulling the 2 steel strings towards […]
March 26, 2018
How to Handle Erhu Bows with Loose Hairs
Loose Bow Hairs If you are an Erhu player, you would inevitably have encountered this irritating sight: a few strands of your bow hair are hanging […]
January 3, 2018
How to Moisturize Your Dry Erhu Snakeskin
We have been receiving quite a number of inquiries about what to do when the snakeskin on the Erhu becomes dry. As with our own skin, […]
August 16, 2017
How To Prevent Sticky Strings on Erhu
How to Prevent Sticky Strings on Erhu During one of the discussion threads in our closed Erhu group, one of our members was telling us that […]
June 18, 2017
Sheng: Maintenance
Sheng: Maintenance Considering investing on a Sheng of your own? Shengs do not require tuning each and every time you want to play it, unlike some […]
April 9, 2017
How To Prevent Tuning Pegs From Slipping
How to Prevent Tuning Pegs From Slipping A common problem amongs Chinese instrumentalists is the slipping of the tuning pegs. Such friction pegs are not uncommon […]
March 15, 2017
How to take apart your Erhu (and put it back again)
How to Take Apart Your Erhu (And Put it Back Again) As instrumentalists, we often find ourselves worrying about transporting our instruments when going overseas. More […]