• Traditional Music of Japan

    Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 1000 (JST)

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    Dr. Leonard Horton, Professor of Music at Temple University, Japan Campus, will present a webinar on the traditional music of Japan. The presentation will focus on the Japanese popular music known as "enka" – its origins, its characteristics, and the transformations it has undergone during its nearly 150-year history.

    To join use this link to register with Zoom

    You will need the link and passcode provided in the confirmation email.

    This event is a part of YCAPS' "Getting to Know Japan Series" co-sponsored by Japan Foundation, New York (JFNY).




    Dr. Leonard Horton has been with Temple University, Japan since 1990. He teaches courses in classical, world and popular music. In
    addition to teaching and composing, Professor Horton is active as editor and preparer of musical manuscripts of new music by American composers for performance and publication, and he is founder/director of the Temple University Japan Chorus.



    Format: This event will be recorded and published in our web archive. Questions are encouraged during the live event.

    Registration: Required Link
    Moderator: Amani Kidd

    Webinar Cost: Free of charge

    Co-sponsors: Japan Foundation, New York

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