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Summer in Japan: Music by Koto

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free – $20

 

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About the Event

Enjoy the sounds of summer in Japan with an exclusive koto performance by Chicago’s very own Tokiko Kimura. Songs include: 見上げてごらん夜の星を (Look up at the Night Sky), 木星 (Jupiter), たなばたさま (Star Festival), 故郷 (Home Town) and  鳴神 (Narukami). Enjoy an evening with your family embracing the beautiful sounds of koto.  

About the Performer

Tokiko is an acclaimed musician. She comes from the head family of the renowned Ikuta Koto School in Japan. She studied Koto under her uncle, Shinzo Miyagi, who was the Ikuta schoolmaster, and obtained a diploma in 2007. She also began studying piano and solfeggio when she was at the age of 3. She continued to study her piano in Senzoku Music University in Tokyo Japan where she obtained a degree with honors. She has frequently been invited at various occasions playing the piano as a soloist or accompanist, and in ensembles. She also teaches piano and Koto.

 

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7/30/2021 7:00 PM
7/30/2021 7:30 PM
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Summer in Japan: Music by Koto

 

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Date:
July 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free – $20
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