LA Koto Ensemble Concert
June 9, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm| $8 and up
The koto is the national instrument of Japan. Yuki Yasuda and the LA Koto Ensemble perform at the Bridge USA Event Center with guest performers Marco Lienhard on Shakuhachi and Yuki Easter on Koto.
Japanese koto player Yuki Yasuda is based in Los Angeles, California. She was born in Japan and began playing the koto at age twelve. She later majored in koto music at the Takasaki Junior Arts College and also received rigorous koto instruction under the tutelage of Tadao Sawai and Kazue Sawai, the masters of great modern koto music. Yuki served as an uchi-deshi (live-in apprentice) at the Sawai Koto Institute for three years and is a graduate of the NHK (Japanese National Broadcasting Company), traditional Japanese School of Music. Yuki has an extensive concert performance track, highlighted with numerous, recordings, and TV appearances throughout Japan.