Japanese instruments and Western classical music.
Commissions and concerts. Orchestras and chamber groups.
Contemporary, haunting and evocative sounds that blend two timeless musical traditions.
Next in New York!
The amazing string quintet Sybarite5 ith James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi.
NYC Concert Series
Kyo-Shin-An Arts’ CMA/ASCAP 2016 and 2013 Adventurous Programming Award-winning series at the Tenri Cultural Institute in Manhattan.
Kyo-Shin-An Arts' program for Japanese instruments and string quartet. Next up - March 26, 2017, the Cassatt Quartet at Tenri.
Hogaku & Orchestra
A multi-year commissioning initiative for Japanese instruments and orchestras. Repertoire to date includes works by Daron Hagen, James Matheson, Paul Moravec, and James Nyoraku Schlefer.
Spring Sounds Spring Seas
A ground-breaking CD from Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Orchestra of the Swan featuring Shakuhachi and Koto with Chamber Orchestra. An MSR Classics release - buy it now!