Tsunami Books: Mitsuki Dazai, koto master, in an early evening concert

When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25

Where: Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St., Eugene

Details: Mitsuki Dazai, who lives in Creswell, graduated from Japan’s renowned Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo, Japan, where she majored in vocal studies of Western classical music and at the same time developed an awe of her own cultural musical heritage. That led to intensive study of traditional koto at the Ikuta School of Koto, followed by advanced study in contemporary koto at Sawai Koto Conservatory in Tokyo, including certification as a koto instructor. Since moving to Oregon in 2002, she has performed extensively throughout the United States and lectured at the University of Oregon and Marylhurst University.

Admission: $10, at the door or by calling 541-345-8986 to reserve a space

Information: tsunamibooks.org

Video clip: thinkvideo.com/kotomelodies

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