WHO/WHAT: Ryukyu Koten Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyu Choichi Kai USA presents “Hou On Sha Toku,” Hawai‘i’s first uta-sanshin solo recital. Enjoy Ryukyu koten (classical) and minyo (folk) music by Murata-Sensei and friends.
Special guest performers from Okinawan include Living National Treasure of Japan Choichi
Terukina-Sensei and entertainer and broadcaster Shuken “Gen-chan” Maekawa. Ryukyuan dance instructors and certified performers from Hawai‘i and Los Angeles, including koto sensei Katsuko Teruya from L.A., who join will Murata-Sensei on stage.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:30 p.m., at the Hawaii Theatre. VIP seating begins at 2:45 p.m., followed by general seating at 3:15 p.m. For more information or inquiries, call 497-3037.
TICKETS: General admission $50. VIP tickets are $150 (includes a private post-performance reception). Tickets are available at the Hawaii Theatre Box Office or www.hawaiitheatre.com.