The Korean Music Faculty of Chunbuk National University will present a concert performance titled “A Night of Korean Folk Music and Dance” on Monday, November 10, 2014, in the Center for Korean Studies auditorium. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. and is co-sponsored by the Center and the Music Department of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
The program will consist of Kŏmungo Sanjo, an extended solo played on the kŏmungo, a zither-like instrument; Taegŭm Sanjo, a selection for the taegŭm, a Korean flute; kŏmungo solo “Nŏkp’uri,” Chindo Island music played to console the deceased; “Love song” from Ch’unhyangga, a p’ansori vocal piece; Salp’urich’um, a folk dance to exorcise the spirits; and a folksong medley from the southwestern region of Korea.
The performance is free and open to the public. The Center for Korean Studies is located at the intersection of East-West Road and Maile Way on the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa campus. Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Center. For further information, including information about access for the handicapped, telephone the Center at (808) 956‑7041.