Shamisen Workshop for Composers with Miyako Itchu

December 10, 2005
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Saturday, December 10
10:30 am – 1 pm

Designed specifically for composers and music professionals, this workshop by master Miyako Itchu gives an overview of the traditional Japanese pentatonic scales, and demonstrates special playing techniques and pointers. The session is geared towards developing new shamisen compositions, and includes an exploration of the shamisen’s myriad schools of playing styles and possibilities.

Tickets: $40/$35 Japan Society, American Music Center members. 

Max 15 people. Professional music experience and knowledge required. *Observer tickets may be available to some of these workshops after regular tickets are sold out.

Presented in association with the American Music Center

  • Saturday, December 10, 2005
  • 10:30 am