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Michelle Kwan is a trailblazing musician whose mastery of the traditional Chinese harp transcends borders and genres. With roots deeply embedded in the rich tapestry of Chinese musical traditions, Michelle weaves together Western and Asian influences, creating a mesmerizing fusion sound that captivates audiences worldwide.


Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Michelle began her musical journey on the 21-stringed Chinese harp at a young age. Although she was trained classically on the guzheng, she also had a love for North American mainstream music. Inspired by both classical Chinese melodies and contemporary Western sounds, Michelle embarked on a quest to redefine the boundaries of the ancient Chinese harp. She began her own YouTube channel and has now gained over 2,000,000 views. Her guzheng covers has been featured on various media including Guitar World, GlobalTV, CBC and Huffington Post.

Blending the ethereal tones of the guzheng with elements of pop and rock, Michelle crafts a unique sonic landscape that transcends cultural divides. Prepare to listen to her innovative arrangements that breathe new life into familiar melodies while introducing audiences to the enchanting sounds of this ancient instrument in unexpected contexts.

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