The dizi (Chinese: 笛子; pinyin: dízi), is a Chinese transverse flute. It is also sometimes known as the di or hengdi, and has varieties including the xindi, qudi and bangdi.
Why Learn Dizi?
Dizi Lessons Description
Join our Dizi courses, designed to cater to musicians of all ages. Master the essential techniques of playing the Di zi, through utilizing original course materials and a syllabus put together by our qualified instructors.
*Trial lesson is chargeable one-time at $40
Let our instructors guide you through a musical journey with our wide repertoire of different Chinese music tunes even if you are a beginner with no prior background in Chinese music. Students who wish to learn for leisure need not take Di zi grading exams. However if you would like to take Dizi grading exams we teach both syllabuses from Confucius Academy – NTU and NAFA – Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing.
Our instructors are well versed bangdi, qudi, xindi and even other wind instruments such as xun, hulusi and many more.
In this fun and relaxing group environment, you will get to learn basic blowing techniques, etudes and melodies. Contact us today!
Dizi LessonIndividual lessons starting from
Grading Exams Preparations
Traditional / Pop Music
The below is based on NAFA (CCOM) Instrumental Dizi Examination (click here for the NTU – TENG examination structure)
Grade 1 – 康定情歌, 老六板, 凤阳花鼓, 嘎达梅林, 八段锦, 浏阳河
Grade 2 – 采茶扑蝶, 茉莉花, 紫竹调, 苏武牧羊, 小开门, 句句双
Grade 3 – 龙虎斗, 金蛇狂舞, 花好月圆, 高山青, 一枝梅, 黄水谣
Grade 4 – 卖菜, 小放牛, 欢乐歌, 赶路, 我是一个兵
Grade 5 – 姑苏行, 塔塔尔族舞曲, 扬鞭催马运糧忙, 列車奔向北京, 水乡船歌
Grade 6 – 五梆子, 喜相逢, 陕北好, 行街, 收割
Grade 7 – 牧民新歌, 草原巡邏兵, 牧笛, 早晨
Grade 8 – 帕米尔的春天, 春到湘江, 秦川抒怀, 鹧鸪飞
Grade 9 – 三五七, 鹧鸪飞, 幽蘭逢春, 秦川情
Diploma – 幽兰逢春, 秋蝶恋花, 绿洲, 箛, 梆笛协奏曲
Our Dizi instructors
At Eight Tones Music, our Dizi classes are offered individually for a more focused, flexible pace of learning.
However, we do have Dizi group lessons to keep things economical. We keep our Dizi group classes size small, allowing the instructor to have more attention for each student. Try out our Dizi group lesson today by contacting us.
Embark on your exciting musical journey with and meet different people from different walks of life but with the same passion of learning the Dizi.