Percussion music has been a very important part of Chinese music art since ancient times. Internationally, as an exciting performance form, percussion performance has been popular for many years. Founded in 2004, Gufeng Percussion Ensemble has extensive influence on the domestic and foreign stages. Its members are leading percussion performers of well-known orchestras and experts from colleges and universities.
“We integrate western percussion music into our works while spreading traditional Chinese percussion music, aiming to promote the rich culture and art of percussion music.” Wang Fei, head of Gufeng Percussion Ensemble, said in an interview that China’s percussion music had a long history and Gufeng had always been committed to integrating traditional Chinese music with western percussion music, so as to present percussion concerts with a strong sense of the times.