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William Yu and Tanya Li

William and Tanya are professional traditional Chinese musicians who perform and teach in New Zealand.

William learned Yang Qin from nine years old and won first place in the National Music Competition youth group of China at 15. He joined the Liao Ning Province Song and Dance Troupe at age 16 before transferring back to his hometown, Ying Kou Song and Dance Troupe, as a full-time musician at 20.

Tanya learned Erhu from age 10. By 14 she had been invited to do solo performances at various concerts. She has performed prolifically throughout China.

In 2004 William, Tanya and their son immigrated to New Zealand, where they opened a music shop on Great South Road in Epsom.

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