Posts Tagged ‘ Choichi Terukina ’

2015 / Okinawan koto school to celebrate its 50th anniversary with artists from Okinawa and Hawaii, Nov. 28

Classical Okinawan koto school Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyokai will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their establishment as the Los Angeles Branch by presenting the concert entitled “Hibiki Wataru” (The Journey of Sound) on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 2:00 pm at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. Near 100 artists from Los Angeles, Okinawa, and Hawaii...
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Japan’s Living National Treasure to lead Okinawa concert, Mar 19, 7:00PM

Three strings, pulled taut across a thin ebony neck, and balanced over a narrow bamboo bridge, stretch tightly across a body framed in wood and wrapped in python skin. That is the sanshin, an instrument as simple—and as richly complex—as its description. In the hands of sanshin master Choichi Terukina, the resonance of the...
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