Taiwan’s up-and-coming all-female Musou Band breaks a lot of rules with a new sound that incorporates modern elements with classical Chinese music. Wearing sexy outfits that defy the conservative Chinese orchestral traditions, the band is currently promoting its debut top-selling album, “Musou.”

From left to right: Ayaki Jiang (guzheng), Ria Peng (percussion), Charlene Shiue (yangqin), Cream Chen (liuqin), Ashley Wu (percussion), Irene Huang (middle ruan), Tiffany Guo (cello), and Vicky Lee (bamboo flute) posing with their instruments before a concert rehearsal.