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In this romantic comedy-drama, several musically talented college pursue their dreams of performance success and romance. The characters are students at a Korean performing arts university, and the series follows their exploits as they fall in and out of love, navigate their friendships and their classes, and explore the tension between traditional and modern forms of performance. The 15-episode series aired on Korea's MBC network in 2011.

DramaFever
1 Season, 17 Episodes
June 29, 2011
Korean Drama
7.7/10
Cast: Yong-hwa Jung, Shin-Hye Park, Chang-ui Song, Yi-hyeon So
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Heartstrings Full Episode Guide

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  • Shin's injury is far worse than imagined, but he refuses to let it interfere with Gyu Won's bright future.

  • Gyu Won is given a new opportunity abroad that could change her entire life, and would affect her relationship with Shin.

  • Hee Joo's absence wreaks havoc for the performance as they struggle to save the production from being canceled.

  • Suk Hyun's quitting weighs heavily on Gyu Won's conscience. Shin realizes that he's met Gyu Won before in Jeju Island.

  • Tae Joon and Hee Joo's mother plot to sabotage Suk Hyun's reputation in an effort to remove Gyu Won from the performance.

  • Shin and Gyu Won embark on their first days as a couple. A surprise performance for sponsors puts Gyu Won back in the spotlight.

  • The entire performance team goes on a weekend retreat.

  • Shin finds himself growing more attracted to Gyu Won as he works with her on the ending song. Hee Joo is miffed she's being upstaged by Gyu Won.

  • Gyu Won tutors Lee Shin in traditional music. Suk Hyun convinces Gyu Won to try out for the lead role, only to have her grandfather find out, much to his disapproval.

  • Gyu Won can't stop interfering with Lee Shin, even if it hurts her feelings more. She and her grandfather get new neighbors.

  • Lee Shin and Gyu Won encounter the pains of desire and rejection as they experience their first loves.

  • The other drama majors are jealous that Gyu Won is going to act when she clearly lacks dancing skills. Lee Shin meets a famed guitarist who isn't all that he seems to be.

  • The day of the auditions arrive, and Suk Hyun tries to convince a former student to make his stage comeback.

  • Annoyed with Lee Shin's personality, Gyu Won challenges him to a music face-off. Suk Hyun arrives with new plans for the performance.

  • Lee Gyu Won sets up a fundraiser to help her sickly professor. For the fundraiser she hires the rock star Lee Shin and his band to help attract a bigger audience.

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