The Shakuhachi & Contemporary Music: A Workshop for Composers

September 22, 2012
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Shakuhachi master Kinya Sogawa will introduce composers interested in the music of Japan to the special qualities of the shakuhachi, which has drawn particular attention from contemporary composers throughout the world. In this workshop, the unique characteristics of the shakuhachi will be illustrated through the performance of several short traditional and contemporary pieces, a demonstration of special techniques, and an introduction to form and pitch relationships.

Composition experience required. Max 20 people.

$35/$30 Japan Society & Roulette members

Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm. 

  • Saturday, September 22, 2012
  • 2:00 pm