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Date & Time

Friday, February 17, 2017
5:00 PM

Location

International House Assembly Hall

Admission

Free

More Information

http://bit.ly/2jvXsv1

Contact

Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS)
773-702-8647
eastasia@uchicago.edu

Description

Senior Master performer of biwa, koto, shamisen, and jiuta voice, Yoko Hiraoka is a native of Kyoto who studied Chikuzen Biwa in the Komyoji-ryu based in Osaka. Ms. Hiraoka also studied classical koto and shamisen music from an early age. Her performance career began in Japan and spans almost 40 years with her repertoire including contemporary compositions and improvisations as well as the classical repertoire.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required