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Colin Huehns

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Address: 18 Crundale Avenue, London, NW9 9PL, UK

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 8204 7369

Royal Academy of Music

College address: Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT, UK

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Colin Huehns is a musician and scholar.

1) Performance and research into Chinese and Mongolian bowed instruments: the erhu and horsehead fiddle families.

2) Composition

3) Violin performance

4) Research into non-Western culture, primarily topics in the field of Asian music.

5) Exhibition HUQIN, Chinese Bowed Instruments at the Royal Academy of Music

6) Recording

Colin Huehns was born in London in 1966. He read Music at Cambridge University (King's College) and has also studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the Xi'an Music Conservatoire and Hohhot Fine Arts College in China. He was awarded a PhD by Cambridge University for a thesis Music in Northern Pakistan in 1992. From 1993 to 1996 he held a British Academy Research Fellowship at Cambridge University and a concurrent Research Fellowship at Robinson College. He is currently a Lecturer in the Academic Studies Department of the Royal Academy of Music and was awarded an ARAM in 2001.

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