Performing Asia: MoKo Musik and the Spirit of Modern KoreaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Join the talented musicians from MoKo Musik in a musical voyage through Korea’s profound history and culture to its dynamic future. Showcasing traditional Korean and western instruments, the concert offers unique musical compositions featuring the spirit of modern Korea, music from the Silk Road Ensemble, and the premier performance of a newly commissioned composition. The reception preceding this special performance is underwritten by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Houston.
6:30 pm | Reception
7:15 pm | MoKo Musik Performance
About MoKo Musik
MoKo Musik (Modern Korean Musik) is an international musical ensemble that seeks to showcase Korean history and culture through an innovative blend of Korean and classical instruments. MoKo Musik is comprised of accomplished musicians of Korean heritage or interested in performing and collaborating with Korean traditional music.
Jae-Won Bang, Violin
Danielle Chan, Percussion
Horacio Contreras, Cello
DoYeon Kim, Gayageum
Aram Lee, Daegum
Haerim Elizabeth Lee, Founder and Artistic Director
Seregin Yap, Viola
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About the Korean-American Society of Houston
The Korean-American Society of Houston (KASH) is the proud organizer of this performance. As a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Korean culture to encourage deeper interaction between the Korean-American Community and the greater public, KASH achieves its mission by hosting events that support local businesses, facilitate professional networking, and showcase the arts. KASH’s efforts culminate in an annual flagship event — the Houston Korean Festival.
Bank of America is the presenting sponsor of performing arts and cultural programs, with generous support from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, the Hearst Foundations, and Mickey Rosenau & Dr. Ellen Gritz. Lead support is provided by the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, The Clayton Fund, the Favrot Fund, and the Wortham Foundation. Support is also provided by Friends of Performing Arts & Culture, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in public programming to Houston. This program is presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, Korean-American Society of Houston, and MoKo Musik.