赵灵毓(Cookie Zhao)

 

洛杉矶sound of China古筝乐团首席乐手

洛杉矶古筝考级

(中央音乐学院海内外古筝考级)固定合作教师

中国民族器乐学会会员

专业古筝教师资格证

 

 自六岁起学习古筝,师从中国音乐家协会会员,贵州省音乐家协会理事,中国民族管弦乐学会古筝专业委员会理事—蒋晓音,后跟随中央音乐学院教授,中国当代杰出古筝演奏家—袁莎老师继续深造。

 赵灵毓少年得志,12岁时就以优异成绩达到了古筝九级(最高九级);在15岁时就获得中国青少年民乐艺术大赛古筝少年组金奖,之后又陆续获得亚洲艺术节古筝组比赛金奖;金牛杯全国古筝大赛金奖。

 自2012年定居美国后,致力于发展壮大古筝文化,其学生从最小4岁半到78岁,包含了各个年龄段。至今期间其学生全数通过每年的古筝等级考试最高达到9级,其中一位小男孩还是至今洛杉矶最年轻通过八级的古筝学员。

 赵灵毓老师每年也会受邀在洛杉矶演出二十余场。每年受上海敦煌品牌邀请作为NAMM SHOW 表演嘉宾(NAMM show是世界最大的音乐产品展览会之一);2016更是与唐韵古筝乐团一起受邀到香港和台湾进行世界巡回演出。2017年,发表首张古筝重奏专辑《韵》,大获好评。同年发表论文“浅谈中美古筝教育的整体环境“并刊登在《第七届中国古筝教育研究研讨会论文集》”。在2016年,2017年连续两年获得加州参议员Tony Mendoza授予其感谢信,表彰赵灵毓老师对音乐文化事业的贡献。

​赵灵毓老师每年都会举办学生汇报演出,年度乐团演出还有各种大型的少儿节目和大型舞台的演出,给学生提供了非常多的演出机会。

Cookie Zhao (Lingyu Zhao)

 

    Lingyu “Cookie” Zhao learned guzheng from the age of six from instructor Xiaoyin Jiang. She also studied guzheng from Yuan Sha, the internationally-known guzheng performer and professor at Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China.

 

Cookie won many awards, including the Gold Award of Guzheng Completion, first place at the Golden Bull Competition, the Gold Award at the Chinese Guzheng Invitation Tournament, and many others.

 

After Cookie came to the United States, she dedicated her life to furthering the spread of guzheng culture. Her students range in age from 4 to 78, many have passed the national guzheng grade examination with outstanding rating. One of her students is the youngest guzheng player in US to pass grade 8.

 

Cookie was also invited to perform in more than 20 shows and musical events in different countries including Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China, and the NAMM show, the largest music instrument trade show in the world.  In 2016, Cookie was granted with a Certificate of Recognition by Tony Mendoza, a Senator in California, for continuing the tradition of Chinese music and for providing an elegant and beautiful cultural event.

 

In 2017, Cookie and the other members of the Sound of China Guzheng Ensemble released their first album, “Melody of Zheng,” receiving much acclaim.