Tradition Meets Innovation
Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014 @ 8pm | The Button Factory, 25 Regina St, Waterloo
$15 Adult / $10 Senior & Arts Worker / $5 Student
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Featuring Dong-Won Kim, Mei Han, and Randy Raine-Reusch
Three musicians, renowned for their mastery of traditional Asian music as well as their incredible improvisation skills, meet for a concert of colourful, soulful music.
Dong-Won Kim is a Korean traditional musician, improviser, and member of the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma. Since 1984, he has studied various forms of traditional music, such as farmer’s drumming and dance, shaman music, Pansori accompaniment, and music theory from great Korean music masters. By participating in many intercultural projects, he has been devoted to sharing the profound beauty of Korean traditional culture and music with the world. Kim currently “Improviser-in-Residence” at both The University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University.