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Saturday, March 31, 2018

EMAJIN Initiative 13th Annual Concert of Japanese Heritage Musical Instruments

Saturday, March 31, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Miller Theatre, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Celebrating the 50th Year of the IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives The concert is free and open to the public, but please register online here Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated and can be made with a credit card online here. PROGRAM Part I Gagaku: Sacred Soundscapes Reborn Hyōjō no netori (Prelude Mode Centering on the note of E) Etenraku (Music of the Divine Heavens) Banshikichō no netori (Prelude Mode Centering on the note of B) Kashin/ (This Auspicious Day) Seigaiha (Blue Sea Waves) Part II Contemporary Works for Japanese Heritage Instruments Tadahisa Nakamura, Correspondences (2017) for bass clarinet, 17-string (bass) koto (U.S. Premiere) Winner of the 9th…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

EMAJIN Initiative Spring 2017 Semester-End Concert

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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No reservations required. We will be celebrating the Institute's 50th anniversary throughout 2018.

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EMAJIN Initiative 12th Annual Concert of Japanese Heritage Musical Instruments

Sunday, April 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Miller Theatre, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

EMAJIN Initiaitve Fall 2016 Semester-End Concert

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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No reservations required.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

EMAJIN Initiative Special Concert on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the death of Michio Miyagi

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Celebrating the Genius of Michio Miyagi (1894-1956) Free and open to the public, but registration is recommended. View program (PDF) Read the remarks by Prof. Barbara Ruch Sponsored by Toshiba International Foundation, Ajinomoto North America Inc., and the Japan Foundation, New York. Assistance provided by Michio Miyagi Memorial Hall.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

EMAJIN Initiative Spring 2016 Semester-End Concert

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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No reservations required. You can just pop in and out.

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

EMAJIN Initiative 11th Season of Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage

Saturday, March 26, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Miller Theatre, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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ANCIENT SOUNDSCAPE REBORN: Poetry & Paintings in Concert Part I: Classical Repertoire Hyōjō no netori & Etenraku Kashin Hyōjō no chōshi & Goshōraku no jo, Goshōraku no kyū Part II: Contemporary Works Yuka Takechi, Waxwing (2003) for sangen & shō Hiroya Miura, Gossamer Lattice (2007) for shō, hichiriki & ryūteki Fuyuhiko Sasaki, Bridge to the Heavens (2015) for harp, kugo, viola & shō Featuring Mayumi Miyata (shō), Hitomi Nakamura (hichiriki), Takeshi Sasamoto (ryūteki), Hidejiro Honjo (sangen), Fuyuhiko Sasaki (harp & kugo), Benjamin Preneta (viola), Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

EMAJIN Initiative Fall 2015 Semester-End Concert

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

EMAJIN Initiative Spring 2015 Semester-End Concert

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Sunday, March 29, 2015

EMAJIN Initiative – Annual Gagaku/Hōgaku Concert (10th Anniversary)

Sunday, March 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Miller Theatre, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Program (Program Notes Available Here) Part I: Classical Repertoire of Gagaku Hyōjō no netori & Etenraku Kashin Rōkunshi Ichikotsuchō no netori & Karyōbin no kyū Part II: Contemporary Pieces for Japanese Heritage Instruments John Kaizan Neptune, Five and Thirteen are Prime Numbers (1983) (koto & shakuhachi) John Cage, Ryoanji (1983) (three hichiriki & percussion) Takeshi Sasamoto, Yaha (2014) (Shōsōin shakuhachi solo) Toshi Ichiyanagi, Transfiguration of the Moon (1988) (shō & violin) Featuring Mayumi Miyata (shō), Hitomi Nakamura (hichiriki), Takeshi Sasamoto (ryūteki; Shōsōin shakuhachi), James Nyoraku Schlefer (shakuhachi), Masayo Ishigure (koto), Thomas Piercy (hichiriki), Joshua Mailman (hichiriki), Sean Statser (percussion), Bronwen…

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