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Please come and join us!

WaFoo & MCCE:

WaFoo & MCCE: The Passion

Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble with guests WaFoo
Featuring World Premieres by Kazuo Nakamura & Takeshi Asai

MCCE:
Tamara Keshecki: flute
Lucy Corwin: violin
Madeline Casparie: cello

WaFoo:
Kazuo Nakamura: bass
Takeshi Asai: piano
Yuuki Koike: flute & sax

Sunday, Jan. 28th, 2018
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Admission:
General $15, Museum Member $12, Student under 22yrs old $5)

Staten Island Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY


WaFoo:


Queens Library International Resource Center presents

WaFoo: Japanese Fusion Music and Beyond

Featuring distinctive Japanese traditional instrument 'Koto' and Taiko' Drums, the concert will present the original music of WaFoo, which is a unique mixture of Japanese philosophy with a variety of music styles. As the most of the audience commented on their past concerts, the music will be soothing, beautiful, inspiring and absolutely enjoyable.

This program is made possible with a grant from Queens Library

Feb. 18th, 2018

2:00 - 3:00 PM (Free Admission)

Queens Flushing Library
International Resource Center *Auditorium, Lower Level*
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY
Auditorium - Free Admission


Composers Now

Fund for the City of New York

The Composers Now Festival celebrates living composers, the diversity of their voices, and the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together myriad performances ranging in genre from jazz to indie, classical to post-classical, experimental to folk, and beyond. Composers will be in attendance at all events. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York.

WaFoo Concert at School in Greenwich CT

Friday Feb. 23rd, 2018 - New Lebanon School

TBA, 2018 - Julian Curtiss School

 

The Recent Major Activities

  • WaFoo at Staten Island Jazz Festival 30 2017
  • WaFoo at School Lunch Concert Series 2017
  • WaFoo at International Resorce Center Flushing Library 2017
  • WaFoo at Staten Island Jazz Festival 29 2016
  • WaFoo at School Lunch Concert Series 2016
  • WaFoo at International Resorce Center Flushing Library 2016
  • WaFoo at Staten Island Jazz Festival 28 2015
  • WaFoo at School Lunch Concert Series 2015
  • WaFoo at International Resorce Center Flushing Library 2015
  • WaFoo at SunRise Fest 2014
  • WaFoo Concert at Flushing Library Jan. 2014
  • WaFoo Concert at Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, Sept. 2012
  • WaFoo & MCCE Collaborations, Sept. - Dec. 2012
  • Princess Kaguya, Music & Staged Reading by WaFoo, Nov. 2011 Princes Kaguya
  • Staten Island Jazz Festival 24, Oct. 29, 2011
  • Japan Earthquake Fundrasing Series March - June 20111000 Cranes Project
  • Staten Island Jazz Festival 23, Oct. 2010
  • WaFoo Winter Concerts Series, Oct. 2008 -Jan. 2009
  • Staten Island Branch Libraries Concerts Series, July-Aug 2008 NYPL
  • Art by Ferry festival, June 2008
  • White Plains Cherry Blossom festival, May 2008
  • WaFoo Spring Concert April 19, 2008
  • WaFoo Live - Haru Ichiban Festival at Drom March 21, 2008
  • WaFoo Piano & Calligraphy Improvisation at Greenwich House Music School Feb. 10, 2008
  • WaFoo on Island Hope, Staten Island Cable TV Feb. 2008
  • WaFoo at Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts Jan. 19, 2008
  • WaFoo "D" Trio plus One at Allegro Vivace Music School Jan. 13, 2008
  • WaFoo Fall Winter Concert Oct. 2007
  • Summer Festival Japan - Charity Event
    "Thousand Cranes Project" - Hopes for Children, Aug. 2007
  • Modern Improvisational Arts of Japan - Jazz Japonica & Calligraphy
    ~ Sponsored by Queens Library International Resource Center ~, Aug. 2007
  • "Pondering An Inconvenient Truth" with OutLOUD and WaFoo , June 2007
  • WaFoo Summer Concert July 2007
  • "Summer Haiku" with OutLOUD and WaFoo , June 2007
  • WaFoo Concert at Hammond Museum , June 2007
  • White Plains Cherry Blossom festival, May 2007
  • WaFoo Spring Concert March 2007
  • WaFoo Concert & Lecture at Bridgeport Central High School, Feb. 2007
  • WaFoo Concert For New Rochelle MTA Station, Jan. 2007
  • WaFoo Concert Japan Society, Jan. 2007
  • Pre Thanksgiving Banquet hosted by Japan Society of Fairfield County, Nov. 2006
  • WaFoo Spring - Fall - Winter Concert 2006
  • WaFoo Concert & Lecture at Hammond Museum, Oct. 2006
  • WaFoo Spring - Summer Concert 2006
  • White Plains Cherry Blossom Festival 2006
  • WaFoo suite with With Richmond County Orchestra on air
    on
    Cable TV "MANHATTAN CLASSICAL OPERA HOUR", March 11 & April 22, 2006
  • WaFoo Concert at Greenwich Japanese School, December 2005
  • Solo Piano & Calligraphy United Nations Charity Fair December 2005
  • WaFoo in Concert, St. Peter's Church, Staten Island, October 2005
    - Funded by COAHSI Premier Grant
  • Music of Masters: Concert with the Richmond County Orchestra,
    World Premier "WaFoo Suite (Jazz Band Concerto)" has performed
    with a symphony orchestra at
    St. John's University, Staten Island, October 2005,
    - Funded by COAHSI Original Grant
  • SeptemberFest 2005, Greenwich CT, September 2005
    - Funded by Puffin Foundation
  • "D" (Off Broadway Show), Manhattan, June 2005, Music Director & Performer
  • PS 22 Educational program (GAINS),
    - Funded by SI Bank & Trust Foundation Staten Island, June 2005
  • Nagasaki Hiroshima Reflections by Staten Island OutLOUD, Staten Island, April 2005
  • Cherry Blossom Festival, White Plains, May 2005
  • NYC CultureFest 2004 at Battery Park, October 2004
  • JuneFest 2004 at Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, June 2004
    - presented by COAHSI

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