Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto


Thursday, February 11, 2016
50th Anniversary Golden Gala, Asian Art Museum ;
 performing trio ensemble with Wang Fei/Chinese guqin and Joanna Mack/Indian sitar;
  also performing with vocalist Emi Meyer


Friday, February 19, 2016 7:30 PM
Performing "Sakura Henso Kyoku" and "Celebration"
with Shoko Hikage (koto), Brian Kazuhiro Wong (koto bass)
 and Karl Young (shakuhachi)
 as part of Stanford University's Pan Asian Concert
with many notable musicians from China, Vietnam, India, Uzbekistan, and Azerbaijani
 on Feb. 19, 2016
Please come and experience this very unusual concert!

Shirley will also host screening of the documentary,
"Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the WWII Internment Camps
 earlier the same day,
Friday, February 19, 2016, 12:30p-2:00p
 at Stanford University, Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center,
 as part of the Pan-Asian Music Event.
The screening is free, but RSVP is recommended. 

 Guests include Reiko Iwanaga (Amache/Granada camp), Setsuko Abe HIrano (Topaz camp), and
 Mollie Nakasaki (Poston camp)


Saturday, February 27, 2016 11 AM to 3 PM
 Oakland Asian Cultural Center Lunar New Year Celebration
 388 Ninth Street, Suite 290, Oakland, CA,
performing with Sydney Kazukikue Paderna

Saturday, April 23, 2016 2:25to 3:15 PM
 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival,


Saturday, May 14, 2016 1pm
Hidden Legacy screening, Moraga Library
1500 St Marys Rd, Moraga, CA 94556
 sponsored by The Numata Family Fund,

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 6p-7:30p
 Murasaki Trio, featuring Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto (koto), Jeff Massanari (guitar)
 Mark Heshima Williams (string bass), sponsored by the Friends of Moraga Library


Saturday ,May 28, 2016,  7:30 PM

John Kaizan Neptune and friends
Japanese, mixed-cultural, jazz and fusion music
Robbie Belgrade, Shirley Muramoto, Eien Hunter Ishikawa and Kyle Abbott

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320-2 Cedar St #2
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Admission $20/$35 in advance, $25/$40 at the door
Tickets: jcfsanta cruz


Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 1:20 to 2 p.m

Murasaki Ensemble Trio

Event Center at Saint Mary‪s Cathedral
1111 Gough St. (at Geary Boulevard)
San Francisco‪s Japantown



Sat. Aug. 6, 2016 4:45pm-5:30pm
Oakland Obon

at Buddhist Church of Oakland
 825 Jackson Street
 Oakland, CA 94607
Office: 510.832.5988


       Sun. Aug. 7, 2016 3pm-4pm

Palo Alto Obon
 2751 Louis Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: 650 856 0123


Tue, Aug. 9, 2016 5pm-6pm

 Peace Day
 Berkeley Public Library
 2090 Kittredge Street
 Berkeley, CA 94704
Contact: Debbie Carton
(Ph: 510-981-6236)



Sat. Aug. 13, 2016 2pm-2:45pm
Sacramento Bazaar
 Sacramento Buddhist Church
 2401 Riverside Blvd.
 Sacramento, CA 95818
Ph: 916-446-0121

Sat. August 20, 2016 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm

 Japan Fest 2016

Fairfield Community Center JAPAN-FEST
1000 Kentucky St.
Fairfield, CA 94533
The cost is $5 for admission or $20 if you would like to add lunch to  the admission cost.
 Children under 4 receive free admission. Fair is 11 am to 3 pm

Fri. August 26, 2016 Evening 5pm to 8pm
Oakland Museum of California
Friday Night
1000 Oak Street, at 10th Street
 Oakland, CA 94607
888-OAKMUSE (625-6873) Toll-free
510-451-3322  TTY




Oakland! Traditional Artists' Creative Collaboration with the World

performances, food and networking

Performers for this evening:

Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto-Wong, Koto Master Artist

Ousseynou Kouyate, Griot from Senegal
Rumen Sali Shopov & Friends, Balkan Romani Music




Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

free and open to the public

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St, Ste 290
Oakland, CA 94607


Hidden Legacy Events

Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Oakland Buddhist Church, Social Hall
825 Jackson Street, Oakland, CA

Admission: Free. Donations are welcomed and appreciated.

Hidden Legacy Flier w-Shirley.10-15-2016


Monday, October 24, 2016  3 To 6PM
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125
 Ryan Lounge, Room M-3-721

Kazuyo Muramoto With Shirley-Wong
Special Guest, Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer

Admission: Free, and open to the public

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 7 to 9 PM
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA . Acorns House,

It’s a new space, and isn’t on the map yet.It’s just to the right of Harambee House
as you face that building. Both buildings are between the Clapp Library and the Lake.

Guests can park in the Davis parking facility, which is just inside the Route 135 entrance to Wellesley College.

Film screening, Q&A, and koto performance
Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto Wong
Special Guest, Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer
Admission free, and open to the public

Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:00-9:00 PM
 Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453

Mandel Center for the Humanities
Room G12

Film screening, Q&A, and koto performance
Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto Wong
Special Guest, Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer
Admission free, and open to the public



Japanese Koto Music

Saturday, Dec.10, 2016 5:30 PM
 Takara Sake Tasting Room
708 Addison St.
 Berkeley, CA 94710
 Berkeley, CA.

East Meets West

Three musicians explore Japanese heritage and life in America

Hideo Date (Guitar)

Jimmy Nakagawa (Taiko)

Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto & Brian Mitsuhiro Wong(Koto)


After the concert you can enjoy sake tasting!
For more info, please check the website.
To purchase ticket, please visit Tickets 

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