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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Fall 2019 Semester first classes

Thursday, September 12, 2019

https://www.imjs-jchi.org/emajin-project-gagaku-hogaku-at-columbia/ Japanese Early Modern Salon Music (Hōgaku) MPP UN1551 Section 003 Shakuhachi Thursdays 3:00-4:30PM Dodge 112 MPP UN1551 Section 004 Koto Thursdays 3:00-4:30PM Dodge 112 Japanese Court & Sacred Music (Gagaku) Ensemble MPP UN Section 002 Gagaku Thursdays 6:00-7:30PM Dodge 112 Beginners Welcome. There is no audition but attendance at the first class is required. Email medievaljapan columbia.edu for more information.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

EMAJIN Initiative Spring 2019 Semester-End Concert

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Sunday, March 31, 2019

The Annual Concert of Japanese Heritage Music – Glories of Japanese Music Heritage XIV

Sunday, March 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Miller Theatre, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Butterflies (Kochō) from The Tale of Genji The Mary Briggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York We celebrate the cultures of Heian and Heisei Eras with a concert presenting music Lady Murasaki describes in her 11th-century novel The Tale of Genji, (in collaboration with the current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art) and the 2019 Sung Waka Poetry by the Retiring Emperor and Empress of this Heisei Era from their January New Year Poetry Celebration. FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF) Come hear this music brought to life again…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Fall 2018 Semester-End Recital

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019 United States
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50th Anniversary Concert: Wagakki Renaissance

Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yomiuri Otemachi Hall, Tokyo, 1 Chome-7-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda
Tokyo, 100-0004 Japan
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Celebratory Tokyo Concert Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives (founded in 1968) Columbia University Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Yomiuri Ōtemachi Hall (Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo HQ Bldg., 5th Floor) 1-7-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM   Program   Tsuru no sugomori (Nesting of Cranes) Shakuhachi: John Kaizan Neptune   Hyōjō no netori & Etenraku (Sacred Court Music: Music of the Divine Heavens) Columbia Gagaku Ensemble members, joined by Mayumi Miyata Shō: Mayumi Miyata, Zachary Seligman Karen Hichiriki: Devon Tipp, Lucie Vitkova Ryūteki: Lish Lindsey, Cole Wagner   Improvisation on Etenraku Shakuhachi: John Kaizan Neptune   Mitsudo (Density)…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Spring 2018 Semester-End Concert

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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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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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Fall 2017 Semester-End Concert

Thursday, December 7, 2017
St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 1160 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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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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