The Lone Star Wind Orchestra Center, in partnership with the UT Dallas Asia Center, presents Notes From Japan General admission is $20; discounts are available for groups, students and senior citizens. Visit www.lonestarwindorchestra.com or call 972.744.4650 to purchase your tickets.
Take a journey across the Pacific with a striking cultural concert entitled “Notes From Japan.” Collaborating with Japanese publisher Brain/Bravo Music Company and led by Music Director and Conductor Eugene Migliaro Corporon, the LSWO headlines the program with Yasuhide Ito’s Funa-Uta for Band, Toshio Mashima’s Three Notes from Japan, Yo Goto’s Songs, Chang Su Koh’s Ode to Robert Schumann, Satoshi Yagisawa’s Pater Noster, and Tetsunosuke Kushida’s Figuration. The LSWO welcomes Shakuhachi soloist Stan “Kakudo” Richardson and guest conductor Seth Wollam. The LSWO also welcomes the clarinet players from the LSWO Youth Winds who will play alongside the LSWO Clarinet Choir.
Come early and join the LSWO flute players at 2:00 p.m. as they explain the important role of flutes in Japanese music. The flute section will play a prominent role during the concert.
About the Lone Star Wind Orchestra The Lone Star Wind Orchestra is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 as a creative collaboration to further the wind orchestra as an artistic medium. The group’s mission is to partner with its musicians, patrons and audience to provide a world-class musical contribution to the cultural life of the North Texas community with opportunities for artistic growth through creative programming, excellence in performance, community collaboration and educational outreach. The Lone Star Wind Orchestra is supported in part through grants from TACA, The City of Richardson Arts Commission, and The City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. For more information visit, www.lonestarwindorchestra.com.
About the UT Dallas Asia Center The UT Dallas Asia Center is the first and only U.S. center of our kind to integrate science, technology, engineering, culture and commerce to facilitate every kind of meaningful connection with all the diverse regions of Asia. The Center’s mission is to enhance communication, understanding and productive engagement with the nations and peoples of Asia by facilitating and coordinating a wide range of educational programs, advanced research projects, and community outreach activities. For more information visit, http://www.utdallas.edu/asiacenter/