Shura Taylor, Guzheng & Piano

Shura Taylor is currently a Creative World Music Major student at San Francisco State University and has passed Level 8 examination in both piano from ABRSM and Guzheng from the Overseas Chinese Music Standard sGrade Examination by the Central Conservatory of Music of China. Shura has been teaching piano since she was 14 and has over 10 years of experience working with children. From 2012-2014, Shura went studying abroad in both Taiwan and Mainland China, focusing on Chinese music and Mandarin studies, and has performed with the Jiangsu Provincial Arts Group Chinese Orchestra as a Guzheng player in Nanjing. As a Guzheng player in the Bay Area, she has performed regularly in public and school events, and has taught Guzheng workshops held by The World Music Club at City College of San Francisco. Her lessons can be taught in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.