SHAKUHACHI PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

 

DATE LOCATION TIME PROGRAM
Tuesday June 7, 2016

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens

1000 Washington Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

5:30-7:15 pm

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens

Japanese Garden Centennial Gala

Shakuhachi music in the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden to celebrate 100 years!

For full schedule of evening's events, go to bbg.org

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tenri Cultural Center

43 W. 13th Street, NYC

212-645-2800

Tickets $25, $15 students

Brownpapertickets.com

or 1-800-838-3006

 

7:30 pm

 

Kanreki Surprise  還暦

A concert celebrating the 60th birthday of Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer, Artistic Director of Kyo-Shin-An Arts

Nora Nohraku Suggs, shakuhachi

Muneko Otani, violin

Dorothy Lawson, cello

Taka Kigawa, piano

Solo and ensemble shakuhachi performances, plus a unique tribute of musical vignettes, written for the occasion by many of KSA's commissioned and featured composers.

 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Lafayette College

Department of Music

Easton, PA

11 am World Music -  shakuhachi classroom lecture, demonstration and performance
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Williams Center for the Arts

Lafayette College

High & Hamilton Streets

Easton, PA

Call  610-330-5009 for ticket information

2 pm

Williams Center for the Arts Family Matinee Series

Shadows of the Samurai --Supernatural Tales of Old Japan

From snow spirits and samurai heroes to dragon kings and dancing goblins, celebrate the supernatural stories of Old Japan!  Shadows of the mysterious East come to life in a blend of storytelling and mime, lively artwork, and traditional Japanese music.

 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

College Hill Presbyterian Church

501 Brodhead Street

Easton, PA

10:30 am

Solo shakuhachi music for worship service

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Afternoon Music Club
1st United Methodist Church
865 South Main St., Phoenixville, PA
1 pm Solo shakuhachi -- recital/lecture
Demonstration and concert performance, and an opportunity to try to play the shakuhachi!
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Steadman Theatre
Butler Music Building

Mansfield, PA

12 noon concert
Workshops 1 pm/3 pm

WorldWinds
with clarinetist Deborah Andrus
Traditional and contemporary music on shakuhachi and clarinet -- a blending of two musical traditions

Shakuhachi lecture/workshop to follow

Thursday, March 16, 2017

 

Ursinus College
601 E. Main Street
Collegeville, PA

610-409-3594


3-4:30 pm -- introduction and workshop
7 pm -- concert

Solo shakuhachi --the tradition of Old Japan in a modern world

Introductory lecture/demonstration, plus a chance to try to play shakuhachi
Full concert of works for solo shakuhachi, from the ancient music of Zen to the 21st century

Thursday, March 30, 2017

 

Kutztown University
Department of Music
Old Main Bldg., Georgian Room
Kutztown, PA

 


 

6-7 pm student workshops
7:30 pm concert



WorldWinds
with clarinetist Deborah Andrus
Traditional and contemporary music on shakuhachi and clarinet -- a blending of two musical traditions
Sunday, April 2, 2017

UUCLV

424 Center Street

Bethlehem, PA

Free will donation -- $10 suggested

For information, call 610-435-6036

3 pm

Shakuhachi Spring

with classical guitarist John Arnold

Shakuhachi in concert with classical guitar -- a blend of East and West to welcome springtime

Monday, April 3, 2017

Kalmbach Memorial Park

200 Cotton Street

Macungie, PA

7 pm

Shakuhachi Spring

with classical guitarist John Arnold

Shakuhachi in concert with classical guitar -- a blend of East and West to welcome springtime

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Concord Chamber Singers
Wesley Methodist Church
2540 Center Street, Bethlehem. PA
484-707-5078

7:30 pm

Concord Chamber Singers 50th Anniversary Concert
Featuring a new commission by Hillary Tann for chorus with shakuhachi, oboe, violin, and cello

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Moravian Academy Lower School
Bethlehem, PA

7 pm A Night in Old Japan
Shakuhachi performance and demonstration as part of student pageant celebrating Japanese arts and culture
Friday, May 5, 2017 Soji Zen Center
2325 W. Marshall Road
Lansdowne, PA 19050
215-242-1750
7 pm Solo shakuhachi concert -- music from the Zen tradition in the modern world
Monday, May 8, 2017

Lipkin Theater
Northampton Community College
Bethlehem, PA

Sponsored by Student Life and the
NCC Children's Center

4 pm workshop

7 pm performance

Celebrating 25 years of ART as a WAY of LEARNING:
Encore performance of

Shadows of the Samurai --Supernatural Tales of Old Japan

From snow spirits and samurai heroes to dragon kings and dancing goblins, celebrate the supernatural stories of Old Japan!  The shadows of the mysterious East come to life in a blend of storytelling and mime, lively artwork, and traditional Japanese music.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 &

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Charles A. Brown Ice House

57 River Street

Bethlehem, PA

Tickets available at the door -- $15 general admission, $5 under age 12

7:30 pm Saturday

 2 pm Sunday matinee

 

Encore performances of

Shadows of the Samurai --Supernatural Tales of Old Japan

From snow spirits and samurai heroes to dragon kings and dancing goblins, celebrate the supernatural stories of Old Japan!  The shadows of the mysterious East come to life in a blend of storytelling and mime, lively artwork, and traditional Japanese music.

 

 

Performance highlights from past seasons....

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