may, 2024

19may(may 19)2:00 pm(may 19)2:00 pmWashington Toho Koto Society Introduces Japanese Koto MusicLocation(s):Wheaton


Event Details

Their performance will include classical, children’s and contemporary pieces. Koto is a 13-string traditional Japanese instrument which creates a very simple, clean and clear sound.

The presenters will also discuss the cultural context of the koto. The Washington Toho Koto Society was founded in 1971, and is a nonprofit group of koto players and friends, primarily in the Washington metropolitan area. Their founder, Kyoko Okamoto, has played and taught koto for more than 50 years, contributing to the promotion of Japanese music and culture in the United States, and promoting friendly relations between the two countries. More info:

The program will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room on the first floor, in the Library. Questions about this program? Contact the Library at 240-777-0678.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library Montgomery County.


(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Wheaton Library

11701 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902

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