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The 9th Annual Circle Wind Memorial Concert

M Shirota

Sep 11, 2016

The 9th Concert Features Junior Drum Team from Kumamoto !

The Circle Wind Concert celebrate its 9th annual concert

DATE: September 11, 2016, Concert begins at 4:00 p.m. (Doors open at 3:30 p.m.)

Venue: Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street

Tickets: $10.00


日時: 2016年 9月11日、 4:00pm開演 (開場は3:30pm)

会場: Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street




Nobushi Taiko

A leading Japanese drum (Wadaiko) group from Fukuoka, Japan. Known for their powerful and dynamic performances, Nobushi Taiko will showcase the traditional art of Taiko drumming.


Junior Taiko Team "Hitoyoshi Nebuka"

Hailing from Kumamoto, Japan, this junior Taiko team brings heartfelt wishes for the recovery of areas affected by earthquakes in April. Their performance resonates with hope and resilience.


Ayako Shirasaki Jazz Trio

Acclaimed jazz musicians based in the New York area, offering a captivating blend of traditional and contemporary jazz melodies.


The Bear Necessities

An all-male a cappella group from Brown University, extending their support for the recovery efforts in Kumamoto through their harmonious vocals.


Circle Wind Boys & Girls Choi

Comprising over 50 Japanese-speaking elementary and middle school students from the New York area, this newly formed choir aims to preserve and share Japan's musical heritage. They will make their debut performance at the concert.


Concert Host

Japan Choral Harmony (JCH)

Serving as hosts for the concert since 2011, TOMO presents spiritual songs that harmonize with the beats of Nobushi's Taiko, creating a unique and uplifting musical experience.


Special Guest

Kyoko Gasha


Renowned anchor, senior producer at Reuters, and esteemed documentary film director, Kyoko Gasha, will serve as our Master of Ceremonies.


Ticket Agency


Direct Ticket inquiries

Ms. Aya Lamont (917-902-2212,

Mr. Mike Shirota (201-264-5825,

Merkin Concert Hall Box Office


Ticket Online

Program information

Concert inquiries

Masaki Shirota (201-264-5825,

Limited seats available. Reserve your tickets early!

All proceeds go towards supporting charitable causes.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of music, culture, and commemoration at the 9.11 Memorial Wind Circles Concert.





Photos (The 9th Memorial Concert)



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