Japanese String Musician To Perform In Concert Series

JONESBORO – Japanese musician Yoko Hiraoka returns to the Arkansas State University campus Tuesday, Nov. 27, to perform as part of the university’s Lecture-Concert Series.

With generous funding support from the College of Liberal Arts and Communication, Department of Music, and Diversity and Community Engagement, the presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall (GPS: 2412 Quapaw Way).  Admission is free.

Hiraoka, a senior master performer of biwa, koto, shamisen and jiuta voice, is a native of Kyoto, Japan, and previously performed at A-State in 2013.  Her program at A-State, “Supernatural Tales: Ghost and Demons,” will feature “Yugao (Moon Flower),” “Miminashi Hōichi (Hōichi, the Earless),” and “Adachi-ga-hara (Demoness in Adachi Fields).”   MORE

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