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A Celebration of the Life and Music of Leonard C. Holvik (1918-1996)
Friday, February 27, 1998 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
In gratitude for receipt of the
Leonard C. Holvik Traditional Japanese Music Collection
(Japanese instruments, scores, books, audio and video tapes, and manuscripts)
The Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies will hold a
CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF LEONARD C. HOLVIK (1918 – 1996)
Professor Emeritus of Music and Choral Director, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, and Teacher and Composer of Traditional Japanese Music at Columbia University, New York City
All are welcome.
Commemoration: St. Paul’s Chapel Columbia University 117th Street & Amsterdam Avenue 4:00 – 5:30 pm *Offerings of Words and Music
Reception: Gabe M. Weiner Music & Arts Library Columbia University, Dodge Hall, 7th Floor 116th Street & Broadway 5:30 – 7:00 pm
- Exhibition of selected items from the Collection
- Instrumental demonstrations on the koto and shakuhachi
The Japanese musical instruments, scores, audio and video tapes, records, books and other materials received from the estate of Professor Holvik will be used to develop a curriculum in Japanese music both historically and in performance.
In Commemoration of the Receipt of the Leonard C. Holvik Japanese Music Collection.
Program and Reception with shakuhachi and koto solos and duets