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Aorigele, master of Mongolian horsehead fiddle

Photo of Aorigele with his horsehead fiddleEnjoy a UNCG Music recital Feb. 25, as Aorigele, a master of the Mongolian horsehead fiddle, performs. The concert in the Music Building Recital Hall begins at 7:30 p.m.

He is currently on the faculty at the Inner Mongolian University for the Nationalities in Tonglia, China. Aorigele studied with Xie Tiezhu and Qian Baiyi and is a graduate of the Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture in Ulaanbaatar.

Aorigele comes to North Carolina through a faculty exchange between the Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities and UNCG with funding support from the government of the People’s Republic of China. His three-week visit has included a variety of concerts, lecture/demos and hands-on workshops. He has toured through Korea, Mongolia and China and this is his first visit to the United States.

Admission is free.

More information and a video clip are at http://performingarts.uncg.edu/news/article?a=2015-02-10.