Welcome Spring with Music from Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Tenri Cultural Institute

Spring Light Premiering Sunday, March 21 at 4:00 p.m. EDT Online on Musae Admission: $5 and up Celebrate the coming of spring with the sounds of Japan! Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Arts at Tenri present Spring Light, a concert featuring Sumie Kaneko, Yoko Reikano Kimura, and James Nyoraku Schlefer. From the 17th to the 20th century, Spring Light will have traditional and contemporary trios and duos … Continue reading Welcome Spring with Music from Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Tenri Cultural Institute

Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Performance by James Nyoraku Schlefer

Breathing Peace V Monday, January 18 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Live Streamed from Soapbox Gallery Admission: Pay what you can Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer performs the fifth in a series of concerts devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the haunting and powerful sounds of the shakuhachi bring a powerful calmness … Continue reading Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Performance by James Nyoraku Schlefer

“Virtual Fallen Leaves,” Music for Piano, Cello, and Shakuhachi, to Premiere This Weekend

Virtual Fallen Leaves Sunday, November 15 at 3:00 p.m. Live Stream Online Ticket/Contribution Levels If you’re struggling due to the pandemic, take advantage of the organizers’ “Pay What You Can” offer. If you’re able to contribute more to help someone else pay less, please do! $5 — I Just Need to Smile Right Now $15 – Fan of Kyo-Shin-An Arts $25 – Friend of Kyo-Shin-An … Continue reading “Virtual Fallen Leaves,” Music for Piano, Cello, and Shakuhachi, to Premiere This Weekend
James Nyoraku Schlefer. Photo by Nicole Goodhue Boyd

Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Concert

Breathing Peace II Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Live streamed from Soapbox Gallery – 636 Dean Street, Brooklyn Suggested donation: $10 Shakuhachi Master James Nyoraku Schlefer will perform the second in a series of concerts at Soapbox Gallery devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the haunting and powerful sounds of the bamboo flute … Continue reading Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Concert

Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Winter Light” at Tenri Cultural Institute

Winter Light by Kyo-Shin-An Arts Sunday, February 9 at 4:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13 Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $25 in advance/$30 at the door/$10 discount for seniors and students/Free children under 12 Kyo-Shin-An Arts, a contemporary music organization dedicated to the integration of the Japanese instruments koto, shakuhachi, and shamisen into Western classical composition, continues its 11th season … Continue reading Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Winter Light” at Tenri Cultural Institute