CANCELLED (7/21) Listen and Learn How to Play the Sanshin

DUE TO LOW RESPONSE WE UNFORTUNATELY ARE CANCELLING THIS EVENT.

We hope to reschedule for later in the year.

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When: Saturday July 21,
3:15 pm – Check in
3:30 pm – Demonstration begins
5:00 pm – Closing

Where: Shetler Studios 244 West 54th street

Listen and Learn how to play the Sanshin.  Taguchi-san from Ryukaji will be sharing everything from the origin of the Sanshin, demonstration of Ryukyuan music to the learning to play.  All in attendance will have a chance to play the Sanshin.

The Program:

1.    Introduction to Sanshin and the Ryukyuan languages
2.    Origins of the Sanshin
3.    The role of the Sanshin in post-war Okinawa
4.    Demonstration of the 3 types of Ryukyuan music
5.    In groups, participants get to try playing the Sanshin
6.    Singing practice, focusing on songs with easy choruses that everyone can sing along to
7.    A couple more songs performed by Ryukaji members, and a chance to dance Kachashi (a type of semi-free-form Okinawan party dancing