The Stair Chorus of Beijing Gucheng Middle School was founded in March 2010 with a conductor, a pianist and 40 student members. Up to now it has given eleven performances, receiving high praise from the school students and teachers as well as the students' parents and the visiting teachers. In April 2010 it was awarded the 3rd prize in the choral competition of the 13th Beijing Art Festival. The chorus enriches its school life and also provides the choral members a wide range of opportunities to show their musical talents. Li Yuejiao serves as conductor of the choir. Under her guidance her school chorus has made remarkable progress.