Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto


Sunday November 11, 2012

Kimono Day
 in SF Japantown, Kintetsu Mall,
performing with Michael Sasaki on guitar (Cold Blood)



Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 1:00p

- Japanese koto music
 with some information on
 traditional Japanese cultural practices in the WWII concentration camps;
 free and open to the public


Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 7:30p

- Shirley will be performing as part of the Go!Ohana Show,
which is held bi-monthly,
event/variety show whose purpose is to expose local
 Pan-Asian artists to the community
 and raise the profile of Asians in the performance arts.
$10/at the door/$8 online.


Saturday May 19, 2012  7 PM

Chidori Band Concert
San Jose Buddhist Church
640 5th Street
 San Jose, CA


Saturday, February 11, 2012, 7:30pm ~
 UCSC Music Center RRecital Hall, Santa Cruz, CA

Featuring the California Koto Ensemble, Bach on Bars (marimba ensemble) and the Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra.
Shirley Muramoto and Brian Wong will be performing as part of the CKE, Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” (1723), led by koto virtuoso Shoko Hikage.
Tickets (website)
$23 General
$17 Senior (62+)
$6 College Students with ID
$3 Youth

Sunday, February 5, 2012 , 8pm,
 Dinkelspiel Auditorium at Stanford University

Shirley Muramoto Koto Studio has been invited to perform “Fantasia” with Kazue Sawai, grand master of the Sawai Soukyokuin in Tokyo, and some of her students/teachers from around the world, at Stanford University's Pan Asian Music Festival. It is a high honor to be able to perform with Madame Sawai, one of the top performers on the koto today.
(Directions to Dinkelspiel Auditorium



Arts of PacificAsia Show
Gala Preview Opening

Festival Pavillion At  Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA


Thursday February 2, 2012
7:00 PM To 10 PM

The Asian Art Museum
Chong Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
(415) 581-3788













Sunday, January 29, 2012 12:00p-4:30p

Lunar New Year and other Asian Traditions – the Year of the Dragon

Oakland Museum,
1000 Oak Street and 10th Street
Oakland, CA,

Admission: free, with Museum admission: performances, hands-on family activities, demonstrations, storytelling, stilt walkers,   Chinese Yo-Yo, magic, and so much more! Highlights will feature lion and dragon dances, acrobats,
mochi pounding and tasting, Tibetan prayer-flag demonstration, and a special presentation celebrating
Fred Korematsu Day (January 30th), with a film screening and talk.

3pm Shirley Muramoto and Brian will perform “Manzanar” followed by a talk by Karen Korematsu daughter of Fred Korematsu

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