Research Alive: Semiology beyond the score; Making meanings from gestures, timbres, and tropes in Chinese music


Elizabeth Wirth Music Building Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA
Free Admission

Lena Heng, Interdisciplinary, Winner of the Research Alive Student Prize

The Research Alive Student Prize is made possible by a generous donation from Ms. Jill de Villafranca and Dr. David Kostiuk. 

How do people find meaning in music? This presentation will explore the history of Chinese musical traditions and the role the erhu plays in creating musical narratives – using a performance of erhu and piano to bring the research to life.

Presented in English. This event will be webcast.

Watch a short preview video with Lena Heng