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Shoko Hikage
Koto
Shoko Hikage studied the koto with Chizuga Kimura, Seiga Adachi and Shizuga Adachi of the Ikuta Ryu Sokyoku Seigen Kai. In 1988, She graduated from Takasaki College with a major in koto music, and was immediately accepted as a special research student in Sawai Sokyoku In under Tadao Sawai and Kazue Sawai, where she subsequently received her master's certificate. In 1992, she moved to Honolulu to teach at the Sawai Koto Kai Hawaii. Currently she is an artist in residence at the JCCCNC where she teaches koto and furthers her interest in improvisational dance and music. First solo original compositions & improvisations CD released on 1997.
Upcoming Events:

Saturday, May 26 2018 3:00 PM
San Francisco Public Library - Richmond Branch [351 9th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118]
Contemporary Koto with Shoko Hikage. Please join us for an intimate performance that promises to blissfully blur the boundaries of Eastern traditional music and Western contemporary classical. Koto virtuoso Shoko Hikage, a core member of the acclaimed Wooden Fish Ensemble, will play four compositions by innovative composer and Wooden Fish colleague Hyo-shin Na, who will provide an introduction and context for each piece. Following the performance there will be a Q&A session.  More...
CDs on which Shoko Hikage appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
Cooke Quintet an indefinite suspension of the possible
Artist: Cooke Quintet
Title: an indefinite suspension of the possible
Label: Black Hat Records BH-1004
Label page on this site: Black Hat Records
Black Hat Records BH-1004
Shoko Hikage Original Compositions & Improvisations
Artist: Shoko Hikage
Title: Original Compositions & Improvisations
Label: Self Produced 100
Label page on this site: Self Produced
Self Produced 100
The Left Coast Improv Group The Left Coast Improv Group
Artist: The Left Coast Improv Group
Title: The Left Coast Improv Group
Label: Jimzeen Productions CD1003
Label page on this site: Jimzeen Productions
Jimzeen Productions CD1003
Philip Gelb, Shoko Hikage, Brett Larner Indistancing
Artist: Philip Gelb, Shoko Hikage, Brett Larner
Title: Indistancing
Label: Leo 111
Label page on this site: Leo
Leo 111
Lantana Koto Trio Tanka
Artist: Lantana Koto Trio
Title: Tanka
Label: Sparkling Beatnik Records SBR0025
Label page on this site: Sparkling Beatnik Records
Sparkling Beatnik Records SBR0025