An Early Evening of Japanese Music on the Shakuhachi with Gabriel Johnson

August 6, 2014 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (already occurred)

The Shakuhachi is a Japanese Bamboo Flute and this performance by Amherst native and UMass graduate Gabriel Johnson is his first performance in America. Mr. Johnson is a two decade resident of Kyoto who teaches martial arts and is a full time teacher at Doshisha High School, part of Doshisha University which was founded by Niijima Jo, an alumni of Amherst College. The Frost Library Program Committee is presenting this event downstairs in Webster Hall by the YĆ«shien Garden on Wednesday, August 6 - doors open at 5PM for a 5:30 performance. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public (please follow signs at Webster Hall to the performance space.)

Contact Info

Amy Johnson
(413) 542-5220
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