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.