Fall 2010 Calendar of Events

The Koto: Strings in Transformation
Thursday, November 11, 2010, 5:30 - 8pm

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The workshop is free and open to the public. Seating priority is given to Columbia students and professional musicians.

Glories of the Japanese Traditional Music Heritage - Concert I
Thursday, December 16, 2010, 6pm
Low Library Rotunda, Columbia University
Organized and Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies

Program (Program Notes Available Here)

"Winds and Strings of Change"
A concert of Traditional and Innovative Works in honor of Tōru Takemitsu (Columbia University Honorary Doctorate, 1996) performed by eminent masters:

     Yoko Nishi, koto (multiple-stringed zither)
     Kifu Mitsuhashi, shakuhachi (end-blown bamboo flute)
     Yukio Tanaka, biwa (short-necked lute)
     James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi (end-blown bamboo flute)

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