Sunday, June 12th, 12-3 p.m.
Webster University East Academic Building EAB
(Entrance through the Community Music School west side of the EAB.)
545 Garden Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Explore the music and culture of Japan at Explore Music! JAPAN from 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, June 12th in the East Academic Building on the campus of Webster University presented by the Community Music School.
Niji Choral Group
Enjoy performances by Niji Japanese Choral Group at noon and Japanese instrumental ensemble, Gaku at 1 p.m. The ensemble includes traditional Japanese instruments such as the Koto, Shamisen, Jabisen, Taishogoto, Tsuzumi, Taiko Drum, and Suzu. The Niji Chorus is a choir of mixed ethnicity that sings both traditional and contemporary Japanese music. Both groups are under the direction of Ms. Yuki Quattrocchi.
Additionally, children and adults of all ages are invited to participate in traditional Japanese art projects. Create a Harie, a picture made of torn rice paper and made into flowers. Try your hand in Origami, folded paper objects and animals. Watch a demonstration of Oshie (a padded picture) making a kimono. View a display of authentic Japanese kimonos and children's art display.
Experience authentic Japanese cuisine from Nobu available for purchase beginning at noon.
Parking is available in the parking garage located on Garden Ave. directly across the street from the East Academic Building.
FREE and open to the public. For all ages.