Samurai Warriors Stories — The Art of Japanese Traditional Musical Storytelling

Samurai Warriors Stories — The Art of Japanese Traditional Musical Storytelling

Performance for grades K through 12th

Yoko has been performing the art of Japanese traditional musical storytelling on the instrument called the Biwa in many prominent universities and museums throughout the U.S. She presents the exciting stories of Samurai warriors sung to the accompaniment of this ancient musical instrument. The stories are taken from Japan’s medieval literary works, and PowerPoint slides are used to enhance the visual impact. Her performance will take the audience into a thrilling world of Samurai warriors and Japan’s medieval times.

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