Ken Koshio: Heartbeats of Mother Earth
Fri Jun 11 2021 at 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Musical Instrument Museum - MIM | Phoenix, AZ
Tickets at MIM.org
Ken Koshio was born in Japan and has traveled around the world as a singer and musician. Currently based in Phoenix, he creates fusion music with Native American artists and has produced a Japanese folktale musical story, Sakura no Ne (a collaboration with the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix). Koshio has a certified teaching license of Hiroshima Jidaiko (indigenous Taiko drum) from the Hiroshima Preservation Society. He is the first person outside of Japan to receive this license.
Koshio also acts as a cultural ambassador of Japan and was recognized as Japanese Heritage PR ambassador by the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunka cho) in 2020. He believes that music and art are one of the great tools to communicate between cultures and languages.
Guests will be assigned seats to provide distance from other parties. Guest Service will contact ticket buyers with their seat locations prior to the performance.*
This concert will be presented at reduced capacity.
Complimentary masks are available at entry.
*Tickets purchased under the same order will be seated together. To request to be seated separately, contact MIM’s Guest Service Team at 480.478.6000 or [email protected]