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From Barbarian Gate-Crasher to Aristrocratic Emblem with Dr. Sun-Hui Hung

June 6, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Musician Sun-Hui Hung

2023 Summer Reading Challenge logoIn celebration of the 2023 Summer Reading Challenge!

Dr. Sun-Hui Hung will be playing the erhu and discuss the historical context for the instrument’s role in Chinese classical music composition, poetry, and philosophy. Suitable for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Dr. Hung currently resides in Hawai‘i and has developed a unique style combining the Chinese elements of the erhu with traditional Hawaiian music winning her a recent Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award from the Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i and the 2023 Summer Reading sponsors. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawai‘i.

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June 6, 2023
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Adults, Children, Families, Teens


Hawaii – Pahala
96-3150 Pikake St
Pahala, HI 96777 United States
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