Concert: 3 Strings, Songs of Okinawa


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Mr. Choichi Terukina, recognized as a Living National Treasure of Japan for his performance of Classical Okinawan music as known as Ryukyu Koten, will take the stage on Saturday, March 19, at 7:00 pm at the Center for Early Education’s Community Center, 563 North Alered Street, West Hollywood, CA 90048, to introduce the recently formed Choichi Kai Los Angeles, the inaugural branch of his sanshin studio in Los Angeles.

The concert program, “3 Strings, Songs of Okinawa” will mark his first performance with the freshman in the Los Angeles studio. In addition to the Los Angeles group, members of the accomplished Afuso-ryu Gensei Kai Hawaii will join Mr. Terukina onstage.

Mr. Grant “Sandaa” Murata, a protégé of Mr. Terukina, and a recognized master of sanshin in his own right, fronts the list of accomplished Afuso-ryu Gensei Kai Hawaii sanshin players. […]

Read the full article at Cultural News.

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2 thoughts on “Concert: 3 Strings, Songs of Okinawa

  1. Wow, thank you for posting this! The concert is tomorrow and everybody is soooo excited (and a little anxious, haha)! After last night’s rehearsal with Sensei Terukina and the Honolulu folks, I realize how lucky I am to be part of such a wonderful ensemble. We’ll be posting videos on our YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/ChoichiKaiLA

  2. @Yonsei Katonk(!): Thanks for commenting. Good luck with the concert and I look forward to watching the clips on YouTube.

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