Ziying Zhao, a guqin player. She started to learn guqin when she was 15 years old in China. She went to the US when she was 16 years old. In the US, she keeps learning guqin and began to teach guqin in 2014. She did guqin performance in Seattle Center, University of Washington, Texas A&M University, Asian & Pacific Culture Center, etc. She also did guqin presentations in many universities and schools. Guqin is one of the oldest musical instruments in the world with more than 4000 years of history. Many guqin pieces are from hundreds or thousands of years ago. Ziying Zhao hopes she can bring the ancient sound to modern society and let the world know the music from thousand years ago.