Shamisen (Japanese Lute), JASC

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Class/Workshop

Jan 200621 Mar 200618
10:30a.m. - 11:45a.m.

Japanese American Service Committee
4427 N. Clark Street

Chicago, Illinois, 60640
United States

Shamisen (Japanese Lute)
Tatsu Aoki, instructor
Saturdays, January 21 - March 18, 2006, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
$200 JASC member; $250 non-member

This beginning class presents the basic technique of playing the shamisen, a traditional, Japanese, stringed instrument. Classes will center on the zashiki style of performance, a rather informal and intimate style associated with geisha musicians, instead of the more strict style heard in kabuki or bunraku theater. Students will learn to play simple folk or children's songs. Instruments will be available for rental, and interested students can arrange for private lessons. Eight-week session.

Japanese American Service Committee
4427 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 275-0097 x226
classes@jasc-chicago.org
www.jasc-chicago.org

 

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