Performance

Shamisen Workshop with Yumiko Tanaka
WORKSHOP

Shamisen Workshop with Yumiko Tanaka

Held in conjunction with Dogugaeshi

Saturday, November 2, 1 PM

Sold Out

Image courtesy of the artist

1 pm–5 pm

Used in kabuki and bunraku puppet theater, the three-stringed shamisen is one of the most central musical instruments in Japanese traditional theater. Master shamisen player Yumiko Tanaka from Tokyo leads a workshop on playing and chanting techniques specific to the shamisen. The session includes a short demonstration performance by Tanaka and NY-based shamisen player Yoko Reikano Kimura, who also joins the workshop.

Max. 12 people. Some music experience preferred.


Participant tickets for this event are SOLD OUT

Observer tickets ($9/$6 Japan Society members) are available by calling (212) 715-1258 or visiting the Japan Society Box Office.

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