Korean Traditional Music and Dance L.A.

Korean music program posterJi 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.