UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Wyman Series Presents Mu Daiko Japanese Taiko Drumming

Nov. 2, 201--Mu Daiko Taiko Drumming is the next Wyman Series event set at UW-River Falls on Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The event is free and open to the public.  

Mu Performing Arts produces intentional performances born of arts, equality, and justice, from the heart of the Asian American experience. Mu Daiko drumming ensemble performs a variety of traditional and contemporary works, ranging from traditional taiko repertoire to original pieces composed by its members. The group regularly premieres new work and strives to stretch the boundaries of the art form, contributing to the innovation of American taiko.

Prior to the performance, a taiko drumming workshop will be offered Nov. 13, from 11 a.m.-noon in the University Center. To register, visit the Information Desk in the University Center. Cost is $5 per participant.

Visit Mu Performing Arts’ website at http://www.muperformingarts.org/link

Upcoming Wyman Series events include:

Feb. 14, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., Riverview Ballroom in the University Center, Carnaval Brasileiro! (Brazilian Carnival).

March 13, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., Riverview Ballroom in the University Center, "How Do We Define American?" by Jose Vargas.

April 24, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building, Earth Week Speaker:  Julia Butterfly Hill.

For more information on these events or accommodations, call 715-425-4444 or visit http://www.uwrf.edu/StudentLife/ActivitiesAndEvents/WymanSeries.cfm.

 

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