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An Introduction to Traditional Japanese Music

Time & Location

January 13, 2022 5am-6am (EST) / 7pm-8pm (JST)



The Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) presents a weekly webinar series on Japanese culture and society, Getting to Know Japan Series.

YCAPS will be joined by Dr. Leonard Horton, Professor at Temple University Japan, who will deliver an introduction to many of the distinctive qualities of traditional Japanese music. This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded.

Click here to register Visit the YCAPS website to learn more.

The webinar series is supported through the CGP Salary Assistant Grant for U.S.-Japan Community Grassroots Exchange Program.



Leonard Horton has been with Temple University Japan since 1990. He teaches courses in classical, world and popular music. In addition to teaching and composing, Professor Horton is active as editor and preparer of musical manuscripts of new music by American composers for performance and publication, and he is founder/director of the Temple University Japan Chorus.


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