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Master Shamisen Player Hibiki Ichikawa FREE Student Concert

An open evening of traditional Japanese music!

Hibiki Ichikawa (Image copyright James Fielding Photography)Date: Saturday 1st February 2014

Venue: Trinity Church, 15 Nether St, North Finchley, London N12 7NN

Time: 6.30pm – Doors open 6.00pm

Admission Free

On Saturday 1st February, master Shamisen player Hibiki Ichikawa will hold his first student concert, featuring more than ten pupils and will conclude with a special demonstration of Japanese traditional music.

Hibiki Ichikawa (L) and Akari Mochizuki (R)

Hibiki Ichikawa (L front row) with Yuma Imaoka (C front row) Tomoya Nose (R middle row), Akari Mochizuki (R front row)

Guest musicians include Enka/Folk singer Akari Mochizuki, percussionist Tomoya Nose and guitarist Yuma Imaoka.

It promises to be an exhilarating evening of music and song.

If you have an interest in the culture of Japan then you won’t want to miss out on seeing a rousing performance by some of the UK’s finest Japanese musicians and the chance to hear and enjoy the authentic sound of Tsugaru Shamisen.

Hibiki Ichikawa

Hibiki Ichikawa

About Hibiki Ichikawa

Hibiki Ichikawa is the only professional Tsugaru Shamisen (Japanese banjo/guitar) player in UK and has performed in major Japanese culture events such as Japan Matsuri and HYPER JAPAN. He’s also an experienced lecturer and private tutor of the Tsugaru Shamisen and has been teaching around 20 students constantly for several years.

For more details, visit his website www.hibikishamisen.com

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