Ji Yun-Ja will lead a group of more than a dozen musicians and dancers in a performance of Korean traditional music and dance at Orvis Auditorium Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Ji, president of the Korean American Traditional Music Association in Los Angeles, is noted for “her beautiful talent of playing Korea’s most treasured musical instrument – the Kayagum.” She was designated as foreign honorary successor of Traditional Intangible Cultural Asset by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2014.
The performance is co-sponsored by the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Music Department and Center for Korean Studies. Tickets are $12 general admission and $8 for students, seniors, and UH faculty and staff. Admission is free for UH Mānoa music majors. Purchase tickets at the door only by cash or check.
The program will include:
- Taegum solo (bamboo flute), performed by Lee Byung-Sang
- Folk Dance – Sanjo dance, performed by Chang Hwa Sook
- Folk Song – Minyo Hapchang – Im yeasun, performed by Lee Kyong-Ja and Shu Won-Suk
- Folk Dance – Dosalpuri, performed by Lee Young-Nam
- Pansori – Sarang-ga, performed by Lee Kyong-Ja and Shu Won-Suk
- Folk Dance – Jaeng gang Choom (쟁강춤) dance, performed by Juli Kim
- Kayagum Sanjo and Byungchang, performed by Ji Yun-Ja
- Folk Dance – Fan Dance, performed by Suh Won Sook, Lee Kyong Ja, and Yoon Sook Young
- Folk music improvisation – Shi Nawi, performed by Lee Byung Sang, Ji yun Ja, Seola Kim, and Juli Kim
- Folk Dance – Changgo Chum (Drum Dance), performed by Lee Young-Nam
- Samulnori, performed by Yoon Sook Young and ensemble
Orvis Auditorium at is located at 2411 Dole Street on the UH Mānoa campus. For further information, telephone (808) 95-MUSIC.