Korean Drumming and Taiko Ensembles

Friday, May 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM (ET)
Crowell Concert Hall
Event Type
Concert
Contact
Jin Hi Kim
203-895-1272
Department
CFA
Link
https://eaglet.wesleyan.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=76808

 

Wesleyan’s Taiko Drumming Ensemble, directed by Visiting Instructor in Music Barbara Merjan, performs the thunderous and thrilling rhythms of Japanese kumi daiko drumming. The Korean Drumming Ensemble, directed by Visiting Assistant Professor Jin Hi Kim, plays a variety of mesmerizing rhythmic patterns from the samulnori repertorie. Several dynamic and exciting styles will be showcased, demonstrating both traditional and contemporary sounds from each culture.

  

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