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KOTO DEMONSTRATION

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan and China in the 7th-8th century. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument, and listen to its captivating and tranquil sounds demonstrated  by koto teacher, Mrs. Yoshiko Carlton.

Be introduced to the basics of how this instrument is played, and receive a koto music sheet of the most famous Japanese song Sakura, “Cherry Blossom.”

Saturday, January 28, 2017

TIMES: 12:00pm, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm

PRICE: $5 with paid museum admission

LOCATION: Tea House

Tickets are sold on the day of the event on a first come, first served basis

Individual reservations are not necessary but reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. Please call 561-233-1367 to reserve.

Tickets for reserved groups will be held up to 10 minutes before the start of the demonstration, after which they will be sold.

 

THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.

Saturdays, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm

2016: Oct. 22 | Nov. 19 | Dec. 17 

2017: Feb. 25 | Mar. 18 | Apr. 15 | May 20 | Jun. 17

PRICE: $5 with paid admission to the museum

LOCATION: Tea House

Tickets are sold on the day of the event on a first come, first served basis

Individual reservations are not necessary but reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. Please call 561-233-1367 to reserve.

Tickets for reserved groups will be held up to 10 minutes before the start of the demonstration, after which they will be sold.

 

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