ABOUT DR. LUNLUN ZOU

關於鄒倫倫博士

Dr. Lunlun Zou - World Renowned Guzheng Artist Master

Dr. Lunlun Zou and Lang Lang at 2015 World Outstanding Chinese Artist Award Ceremony

Lunlun Zou Biography
 

Lunlun Zou belongs to world’s leading guzheng artists. Her professional and creative focus includes music composition, performance, teaching and promotion of Chinese music. She is the director and member of the 3 Girls’ Band.

 

Lunlun was born in a family with four generations-long tradition of guzheng virtuosity. She started playing guzheng at age 2 and undertook serious music studies at age 7 when she entered the Preparatory at the Shenyang Conservatory of Music. At age 18 she begun music studies at the Shenyang Conservatory, where she was taught by masters Zhao Yuzhai, Cao Zheng, Lu Diansheng and Zhang Jinxia. Four years later she graduated with highest honours.

 

In 1991 she was appointed as a guzheng soloist in the Liaoning Dance Troupe. In 1995 she moved to New Zealand where she was teaching guzheng and performing. In 1997 she was invited by the New Zealand’s Governor General to perform for the opening ceremony of the Asian Arts Festival at the Governor’s House. In 1999 she performed for China’s President Jiang Zemin during his visit in Sydney and in 2004 for the Chief Executive of Macau Edmund Ho.

 

With New Zealand’s Prime Minister James Bolger

 

She is most admired for her distinctive, free-spirited and cheerful performing style. Lunlun Zou has performed on the stages of some of the world’s best regarded concert halls, including Vienna, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, San Francisco and the Sydney Opera. She has performed for world’s leading political and business dignitaries, including China’s President Jiang Zemin, Australian Prime Minister John Howard and New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley.

 

Lunlun has been performing in public since very young age and often took part in competitions of Chinese traditional music, won many prizes and awards. While living in Australia, Lunlun established a Chinese traditional band 3 Girls’ Band which has since been performing throughout Australia and Hong Kong, including the Sydney Opera House, while focusing on Chinese classical as well as contemporary compositions.

She plucks strings not only with her hands, but also with her heart, passionately and gracefully, with ease and confidence. Her effortless play carries a charge of joy, which is very infectious to everyone in the audience. Because of her love for music, Lunlun strives passionately to promote rich Chinese and Asian cultural heritage inside and outside China.

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鄒倫倫

 

作為箏界頂尖的古箏演奏家,鄒倫倫在古箏文化發展上亦總走在最前,創作音樂、教授音樂、演奏音樂都可見到她的芳蹤。她亦是是樂隊《國樂三鳳凰》的創辦人及藝術總監。

古箏大師鄒倫倫以其優美而絢爛的演奏風格聞名,她的表演有著強大的感染力,散發攝人的魅力。表演經驗豐富的她踏片世界頂尖級的舞台,包括悉尼歌劇 院,紐西蘭國家劇院,維也納,法蘭克福,美國洛杉磯,三藩市等。她的聽眾包括不少政治名人,社會名流,如中國國家主席江澤民,澳洲總理霍華德及紐西蘭總理 詹尼謝普利。

 

鄒倫倫的演奏充滿特色,個人獨樹一幟的演奏風格,有氣勢有力度,更感情豐富。她用心演奏,強調情感與音樂的交融,聽眾無不被她的熱誠、自信及愉悅的音樂感動和震撼。

鄒倫倫為她的個人風格而自豪,堅持突破傳統呆板的演奏形式,促使她在眾多古箏演習者中脫穎而出,而她的熱誠及多元化的風格更能帶領聽眾的情緒。

鄒倫倫生長於古箏世家,家中四代也是出色古箏大師,與音樂淵源甚深,她更是從少受古箏音樂薰陶,自兩歲開習箏,七歲入讀瀋陽音樂學院附中受專業及密集的音樂教育。十八歲以優異成績進入瀋陽音樂學院,師承趙玉齋,曹正,呂殿生,張景霞,閻俐等,四年後以最高榮譽畢業。

 

1991年她為遼寧舞蹈團古箏獨奏擔任獨奏,1995年移居紐西蘭開始教授古箏,並積極參與古箏演奏,如紐西蘭博物館舉行的中紐友好聯盟, 《Orient Express Radio》、《Page 90》、 《Gallery of Porirua》和《Genghis Khan Cultural Heritage Exhibition》等。1997年更獲紐西蘭總督邀請出席於總督府的亞洲美術節開幕禮並任表演嘉賓。其後1999年國家主席江澤民以及2004年澳門 特別行政區行政長官何厚樺到訪期間,鄒倫倫也獲邀任表演嘉賓。

從少累積的演出及比賽經驗,不單為鄒倫倫帶來無數獎項,也豐富了她的人生,好定期穿梭於中國大陸、香港、澳洲、美國和等地紐西蘭舉辦個人音樂會,錄製電視台及電台節目,仍不忘百忙中抽空作不少慈善活動。

在澳洲居留期間,鄒倫倫與兩位好姊妹劉璐及劉瑩組成了樂隊《國樂三姊妹》,分別演奏古箏、琵琶及二胡。樂隊曾於悉尼歌劇院和東西交響樂團合作過。最近,鄒倫倫亦成立了《國樂三鳳凰》,除了古典音樂,也加入了當代音樂,擦出新火花。

鄒倫倫對音樂的喜愛不限於中國音樂,她亦很欣賞西方古典音樂,曾遊學維也納、巴黎、法蘭克福、布拉格向不少著名音樂家,演奏家及作曲家學習歌劇和古典音樂。包括國際女高音Pecková小姐。鄒倫倫對世界各地民歌都十分欣賞,經常在其個人演奏會中加上當中的原素。

鄒倫倫憑著她對音樂的熱愛,她不懈的努力和追求,一個人從一個國家到另一個國家以至於世界各地傳揚她的民族文化,用音樂去交流,去溝通彼此之間的友誼,消除分歧。