The Yang family is known for its talented musicians. The best in the group is Eldest Brother, Ying Wu, who spends most of his time practicing his violin. Everyone thinks he will become a famous violinist someday. But Ying Wu has to stop practicing when his violin begins making strange sounds. He needs a new violin, and now for the first time he must find work to pay for it. The trouble is that as Ying Wu goes from job to job, his family wonders and worries if his love for music is being replaced with his eagerness for earning money.