New and Traditional Music for Korean Instruments

February 10, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Orvis Auditorium, Music Department Add to Calendar

Hosted by the UH Music Composition Program Two concerts: Wednesday 2/8 and Friday 2/10, Orvis Auditorium at the UHM Music Department Manoa plays host to musicians from Korea, as faculty and student composers from UH collaborate with top performers of Korean traditional instruments from Seoul National University in two special concerts. Wednesday 2/8 will feature a gayageum sanjo performance by Jiyoung Yi (이지영), who is widely recognized as the leading gayageum performer of her generation, and a geomungo sanjo performance by Yoon Jeong Heo (허윤정), who is a superstar in demand internationally. In addition, the whole group will give a sinawi performance. The second half of the concert will feature Jiyoung Yi and Yoonjeong Heo performing new works by UH composition faculty - Thomas Osborne, Takuma Itoh, and Donald Reid Womack. Friday 2/10 will feature SNU performers giving world premieres of new works by 10 UH student composers, as the culmination of a 6-month collaborative project. Concert 1 - Wednesday, February 8, 7:30 pm, Orvis Auditorium Concert 2 - Friday, February 10, 7:30 pm, Orvis Auditorium FREE ADMISSION Come hear exciting and powerful music, both old and new, for these vibrant instruments.

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Free admission

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Music Department, Composition Program, Mānoa Campus

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