East Asia

Music From East Asia

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall


Wesleyan's Taiko Drumming Ensembles, directed by Adjunct Instructor in Music Barbara Merjan, perform the thunderous and thrilling rhythms of Japanese kumi daiko drumming. Korean Drumming and Creative Music, directed by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Jin Hi Kim, plays a variety of mesmerizing rhythmic patterns derived from tradition and new creative sounds on various instruments. The Wesleyan Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by graduate student Joy Lu, presents both traditional and contemporary Chinese and Taiwanese musical works.