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2024 Extension lectures at Fuji University: Thinking from Kenji Miyazawa

Date: 06/17/2024
Time: 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Fuji University

2024 Extension lectures at Fuji University: Thinking from Kenji Miyazawa
 ”No Music, No Life” – On Kenji’s Compositions and Music Born from Kenji’s Literature –   
 Composer, performer, music educator, Sumiko Sato   

Date and Time: Monday, June 17, 2023, 14:15-15:45 (4th period)
Venue: Fuji University
*The lecture will be broadcasted on Hanamaki Cable TV.
*Online streaming→ “Fuji University Public Relations Channel – YouTube“.
If interested in attending the lecture, contact Fuji Univer Affairs & Supervision Dept. 0198-23-6221

“Prayer for Peace” – with Ame nimo makezu –

Date: 06/09/2024
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Myoenji Temple

Sunday, June 9, 3:00 p.m. (doors open at 2:30 p.m.)
@Myoenji Temple (7-53 Atago-cho, Hanamaki-shi)
Admission free

SumIko will accompany a part of the prayer dedication performance by Koto player Rie Asai?@@@.

Christmas Concert

Date: 12/24/2023
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: MAZARIUM Lounge

Sunday, December 24, 2023, 1:00 p.m.-
@MAZARIUM Lounge (Morioka Bus Center 3rd floor Akiyoshi Toshiko Jazz Museum Cafe Bar West38)
Performed by: Sumiko Sato (Piano)
Admission: ¥2000 in advance, ¥2500 at the door (one drink order required)

Come feel the warm sound of the piano on chilly Christmas Eve!

For tickets: 080-6036-0038

Sumiko Sato Piano Concert

Date: 11/05/2023
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Hamato Hall, Morioka Machiya Monogatari-kan

How would traditional songs from Iwate sound if expressed in contemporary piano style?
Enjoy the variety of solo piano works, plus sake brewing songs by a folk song master on a renovated stage in Meiji-era sake brewery.

Sumiko Sato (Piano)
Fukujiro Nakasato (Guest singer)

Admission: 2000 yen
Sunday, November 5, 2023 2pm~
@Hamato Hall, Morioka Machiya Monogatari-kan
10-8, Nanaya-cho, Morioka TEL.019-654-2911

For tickets, please contact:
Morioka Machiya Monogatari-kan
10-8 Nataya-cho, Morioka-shi, Morioka 020-0827 TEL: 019-654-2911 / FAX: 019-654-2913

Ohasama High School Cultural Festival (open to the public)

Date: 10/21/2023
Time: 11:15 AM
Location: Ohasama High School

Sumiko will accompany the choir.

Home Concert

Date: 09/24/2023
Time: 2:00 PM

Home Concert

Date: 09/23/2023
Time: 2:00 PM

Kenji Festival 2023

Date: 09/21/2023
Time: 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: the monument "Ame ni mo Makezu" in Sakura-machi, Hanamaki (In case of rain, at the gymnasium of Nanjo Elementary School in Hanamaki)

On this day, to commemorate Kenji Miyazawa’s death, flowers are offered, poems are read, songs from Kenji’s works are sung, and a play is performed in front of the Kenji Poem Monument.
Sumiko will accompany the chorus.

Violin Class Recital

Date: 09/03/2023
Time: 10:00 AM

Sumiko will accompany the violins.

Kenji’s World” Seminar “Kenji and Music”

Date: 08/23/2023
Time: 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Location: @ Music Room, Yumoto Elementary School, Hanamaki

Lecturer: Sumiko Sato