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SAKE-HACHI Concert with Sake
June 25, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EDT$15
Mar Creation, Inc. and CRS invite you to come enjoy the sounds, sights and tastes of Old Japan with America’s finest shakuhachi flute player — all the while sipping elegant Japanese Sake. James Nyoraku Schlefer plays traditional Zen, solo shakuhachi music, accompanied by images of Kyoto’s gardens and temples. It’s a truly multi-media experience not to be missed!
The concert will take place in the White Room at CRS on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 through June 24, $20 on the day of the concert, and are available online, by phone (212-677-8621) and at CRS.
Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer is a virtuoso performer of traditional and contemporary shakuhachi music, an esteemed teacher in the Kinko school, and a ground-breaking composer. Honored by Musical America International as one of their “30 Top Professionals and Influencers,” Nyoraku Sensei’s efforts promote and sustain traditional shakuhachi music through performances, lecture/demonstrations, residencies, and concert programming. His original compositions forge new ground with contemporary works for both Japanese and Western instruments and ensembles. http://www.nyoraku.com
- National Endowment for the Arts Interview
- Musical America Worldwide’s 30 Influencers
- “Performed with sombre intensity”—NY Times
- “Unexpectedly groovy”—NY Times
- “America’s Finest Shakuhachi Player.”—Concertonet.com