Japanese Taiko Concert, Featuring Ho Etsu Taiko
This high-energy concert will kick off NIU’s celebration for the World Music Festival this year. Ho Etsu Taiko is a collective of musicians with a fresh take on the art of Japanese drumming. Their music blends the culture of Japanese-American taiko with influences that celebrate the diversity of their ensemble. Ho Etsu Taiko will collaborate with NIU musicians to showcase the depth and breadth of taiko music.
Sponsorship: Asian American Resource Center, Asian American Certificate Program, School of Music
Funding for this event was made possible through the Asian American Resource Center.
EI JA NAI KA / YOROSHIKU
composed by: Anabel Hirano; lyrics: PJ Hirabayashi, Yoko Fujimoto, Anabel Hirano, Emily Harada
composed by: Ho Etsu Taiko
composed by: Emily Harada & Yvonne Harada; lyrics: Emily Harada & Jamie Eyster
composed by: Ryan Toguri
composed by: Jason Matsumoto
composed by: Tiana Pyer-Pereira, Alexa Tang & Anabel Hirano; lyrics: Tiana Pyer-Pereira
composed by: Emily Harada & Jason Matsumoto
composed by: Masato Baba, Shoji Kameda, Jason Matsumoto & Ryan Toguri, lyrics: Tiana Pyer-Pereira
Also available on live webcast.
Monday, April 11 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall
550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115