University of Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge: Musical Fusions Symposium I

October 17, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Symposium I will include Naomi Sato (sho) and Naoko Kikuchi (koto) demonstrating their instruments’ uses in traditional and contemporary music, and composer Gene Coleman and video artist Adam Vidiksis discussing the Systole project.

Symposium #1 Schedule:

10am: composer Gene Coleman discusses his works Systole and Kirigami

1pm: Naomi Sato (sho) and Naoko Kikuchi (koto) discuss uses of traditional Japanese instruments in contemporary music

2pm: composer Huang Ruo discusses Chinese influences in his recent music

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