Click on these links to see information about past JAID events.
JAID Aki Matsuri Announcement
FCCEAS is pleased to announce Aki Matsuri, the official launch of this website, the JAID (Japan Artists Information Directory) database of information about performers and teachers of traditional Japanese performing arts based in the United States.
Free to K-16 educators. Non-educators accepted on a space-available basis.
Oct. 13, 9:00 am to 3:15 pm, Japanese Aesthetics of Sound and Movement
Schedule for workshop: Japanese Aesthetics of Sound and Movement
Oct. 13, 2012, Arms Music Center, Amherst College, Room 212
9:00-9:15 Welcome and opening remarks, Anne Prescott, FCCEAS
9:15-10:15 Ko-uta, Yuko Eguchi, Pittsburgh, PA
10:30-11:30 Shakuhachi, Mary Ellen Miller, Belchertown, MA
11:30-12:30 Minyo, Molly Adkins Jeon, Bloomington, IN
1:00-2:00 Tea Ceremony, Yuko Eguchi
2:00-3:00 Koto, Anne Prescott
3:00-3:15 Wrap-up and Evaluation
Oct. 19,2012, 4:00-6:00 pm
Neilson Library Browsing Room, Smith College
Free and open to the public
We hope you will join us for this pre-concert event where information, photos, and recordings from JAID artists will be on display. Please continue to check this page for updates on artists who will have their work represented at the reception.
These JAID artists will be represented at this event:
Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble
Columbia Hōgaku Instrumental Ensemble
Yoko Reikano Kimura
James Nyoraku Schlefer
Esther E. Vandecar
Featuring JAID artists Masayo Ishigure, koto and James Schlefer, shakuhachi. They will be joined by Claudia Clark Erland and Charles Wei-Ting Tang, both playing koto. The program includes music by Matsuura Kengyô, James Nyoraku Schlefer, Sawai Tadao, and Sawai Hikaru.