Gagaku Concert and Workshop
January 27, 2014: Ohara Elementary School in Isumi City, Chiba
A gagaku concert was held at Ohara Elementary School located in an area overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The school is located in Isumi City, Chiba, where the Kianodai Gagaku Ensemble is based.
Ohara Elementary School has organized concerts of traditional Japanese music such as Koto, Shamisen and Shakuhachi. The school has shown its high interest in Japanese culture.
The Ensemble performed Kangen “Hyojo no Etenraku” and Bugaku “Karyobin” to an audience of one hundred fifty students from the 5th and 6th grade. Afterwards, seventy students from the 6th grade remained to learn about gagaku instruments.