Live Music, Art

Sakura

When: Sun., April 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2016

Three outstanding international artists and members of The Silk Road Ensemble will come together for Sakura, the Japanese term for Cherry Blossom. Japanese Koto & Shamisen player and songwriter Sumie (Sumi-é) Kaneko has been recognized as a pioneer of uniquely chromatic instrumentation. Kaoru Watanabe is a New York based composer and musician who specializes in the Japanese shinobue flutes and taiko drums. Percussionist/composer/arranger Shane Shanahan has combined his studies of drumming traditions from around the world with his background in jazz, rock and Western music to create his own unique style.

Price: Free