Sankyoku:Traditional Japanese Ensemble Music
Co-presented with the department of Music at Smith College
Saturday, March 12, 200512 Sage Hall, Smith College 4:00 pm
$10 General; Five College Students Free
Outstanding senior performers of Japanese traditional music present a delightful and colorful panorama of art music from ancient and modern Japan. The instruments koto, shamisen, kokyu, Heike biwa, shakuhachi flute and singing voice combine to weave an enchanting representation of many of the genres of traditional Japanese music through the ages. Their enchanting and colorful ensemble reflects the more than thirty years of performance they each have with their instruments. The Sankyoku Ensemble has Kyokuichi Kai on koto, shamisen, kokyu, Heike biwa, voice, Yoko Hiraoka on koto, shamisen, voice, and David Wheeler on shakuhachi flute. Co-presented with the department of Music at Smith College
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