The classical Okinawan tradition of Uta-Sanshin developed during the flourishing era of the Ryukyu Kingdom as a sovereign state. It is the major repository for Okinawan literary language today.
Students will learn to play the sanshin (3-stringed lute) and to sing pieces from the Kunkunshi, anthology of classical chamber music. Instruction includes etiquette and traditional methods of learning.
The instructor is Norman Kaneshiro.