Percussion and koto clinic with Sumire Yoshihara and Kazue Sawai
Presented by Vancouver New Music in partnership with Powell Street Festival and Native Education College
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7-9PM
Native Education College, Fireside Lounge (285 East 5th Avenue)
Join Sumire Yoshihara and Miyama McQueen-Tokita as they demonstrate their unique approaches to performing on percussion, and koto (a traditional Japanese stringed instrument).
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Vancouver New Music engages communities in the exploration, creation, and experience of progressive and outstanding new music. VNM regularly commissions and premieres new works by Canadian composers, presents leading and emerging electroacoustic and electronic music artists, international composers and performers, sound installations and music theatre. VNM presents an annual festival that focuses each year on a theme within the new music landscape, and explores the interaction of contemporary music with other disciplines such as theatre, installation and media arts. Other activities include lectures and workshops with visiting artists, ensemble workshops and presentations open to the community, and other sound art and new music related community events.
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