- "Classic and Modern Music for Japanese Instruments" to kick off Taylor Time series
"Classic and Modern Music for Japanese Instruments" to kick off Taylor Time series
The Taylor Time concert series kicks off Monday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. in Emerson Auditorium in the Taylor Music Center.
James Nyoraku Schlefer and Yoko Reikano Kimura will present “Eastern Light: Classic and Modern Music for Japanese Instruments.” Schlefer is a grand master of the shakuhachi and one of only a small number of non-Japanese artists to have achieved that honor. Kimura performs classical Japanese music in the Yamada school-style and is an active proponent of contemporary music for Japanese instruments.
The duo will also conduct a workshop with students in “Encounters with East Asian Music Cultures” class on Sept. 29.
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