Okinawan Ensemble MUS 311f
When: MW, 3:30–4:20 pm
Where: Music Dept Room 114
Instructor: Mr. Norman Kaneshiro

The classical Okinawan tradition of Uta-Sanshin developed during the flourishing era of the Ryukyu Kingdom as a sovereign state. It is the major repository for Okinawan literary language today.

Students will learn to play the sanshin and to sing pieces from the Kunkunshi, anthology of classical chamber music. Instruction includes etiquette and traditional methods of learning.