Harrison House Music & Arts Presents: artist-in-residence and shakuhachi master, Ralph Samuelson
Saturday, December 14 at 8pm and Sunday, December 15 from 1-4pm
Dear Friends & Music Lovers:
Harrison House Music & Arts is pleased to present artist-in-residence and shakuhachi master, Ralph Samuelson in two upcoming events:
On Saturday, December 14 at 8pm Mr. Samuelson will perform traditional and new compositions for the shakuhachi Japanese bamboo flute, and on Sunday, December 15 from 1-4pm, he will conduct a workshop entitled "Shakuhachi: The Universal Sound" which will explore the underlying concepts of the shakuhachi journey, the meaning of a shakuhachi piece, and basic techniques of blowing and playing. This event is open to beginners and experienced players and a limited number of instruments will be available.
The beautiful mystical sound of the Japanese bamboo flute has an association with Zen Buddhism going back to the 16th century when a sect of monks began a tradition of blowing bamboo as a spiritual practice. Ralph Samuelson is a master performer and teacher of traditional and contemporary music for the shakuhachi. His studies began in Tokyo in the 1970s with distinguished musicologist Fumio Koizumi, and he has since taken a special interest in new music by American composers.
December 14 Performance: Donation $15
December 15 Workshop: Donation $35
Tickets for both events are available at:
Joshua Tree Health Foods
29 Palms Hwy at Sunset Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Event Location: Harrison House
6881 Mount Lassen Avenue, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
We hope you'll join us!
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