july, 2019

20jul3:30 pm4:15 pmKoto Presentation

Event Details

Join Chicago-based Koto player Tokiko Kimura for a presentation of the traditional Japanese instrument including a short performance and discussion of its history and origins.

Tokiko Kimura is a Chicago-based Japanese musician who comes from the head family of the renowned Ikuta Koto School in Japan. She studied Koto under her uncle, Shinzo Miyagi, who was the Ikuta schoolmaster, and received her diploma in 2007. She also began studying piano and solfeggio when she was at the age 3 and she continued study her piano in Senzoku Music University in Tokyo Japan. She has been playing the piano as a not only soloist but also accompanist. She has a diploma of piano and Koto.


(Saturday) 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm


Hairpin Arts Center

2810 North Milwaukee Ave., 2nd Floor Chicago