Eth-Noh-Tec: Asian Occasion
Available only to Schools
Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo was the founding member and director of the first U.S. professional Kulintang groups, the San Francisco Kulintang Ensemble and the Kalilang Kulintang Ensemble. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts folk arts program, the California Arts Council and the Zellerbach Family Fund. He co-directs Eth-Noh-Tec Creations, a nonprofit arts organization specializing in Asian-American cultural education and performances.
phone: (415) 282-8705
Drawing from his experiences as a young boy in Japan and growing up in the Asian community in Concord, California, Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo will share early memories, stories and sounds of festival fun from Japanese America, featuring Taiko drums and bamboo flutes.
Trickster tales, creation myths, animal transformations and folklore from diverse cultures of Southeast and Southern Asia come alive, embellished with elements of movement and music.
Kids Love Kulintang: Filipino Music, Dance and Stories
This music and dance program introduces young people to the performing arts of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. These rare arts are found only among the ethnic minorities on the southern islands and are presented using a variety of “hands-on” music games to inspire student participation and capture curiosity through sight and sound.
Details for all classes:
Grade level: K-8
Requirements: Auditorium or multipurpose room and 35-45 min.
After School Availability.
Fees: One Performance: $575, Two Consecutive Performances: $675, Three Consecutive Performances: $1,000. $200 for single workshop booked with assembly. Pricing negotiable. Discounts apply with two or more workshops.