miya masaoka


Issue Project Room

June 2, 2017 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Duo:   Chris Pitsiokos & Miya Masaoka Phone: (718) 330-0313

University of Montreal, Canada

June 1, 2017 Memorial for Pauline Oliveros concert Details TBA

Vision Festival 2017

May 30, 2017 Vision Festival:  String Stories Miya Masaoka, koto, Joelle Leandre, bass, Robert Dick, Flutes Details TBA

Roulette A Shomyo-Noh chamber opera reading

May 10,  2017  Roulette    509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA A Line Becomes A Circle: A Shomyo-Noh chamber opera reading composed by Miya Masaoka, Libretto: Shiki Masaoka (1867-1902) Masaoka’s Shomyo-Noh chamber opera, with text from Haiku fragments of the dying poet, Shiki Masaoka, is both sparse and rich; a weaving of bel canto […]

Spectrum: Masaoka – Vitkova – Ilgenfritz – Hein

Friday, March 24, 2017 Miya Masaoka – one-stringed koto, preperations Lucie Vítková – accordion James Ilgenfritz – doubelbass Nicola L. Hein – guitar 19:00 or 20:00 PM http://www.spectrumnyc.com/site/ 121 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002 Phone: (646) 756-4051  

The Stone, NYC

March 22, 2017  9:00 PM One set Robert Dick, Flutes, Miya Masaoka, koto, Ken Filiano 9:00 set (second set) Basshttp://www.thestonenyc.com/calendar.php?month=2

National Sawdust Inn-Fest

March 11, 2017, 7:00 PM $32. at the door 80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Triangle of Resistance  Jennifer Choi, Vln, Melissa Tong, Vln, Lev “ljova” Zhurbin, Vla, Alex Waterman, Cello, Ben Vida, Analog modular synth, Satoshi Takeishi, Japanese Percussion, Miya Masaoka, koto, Gordon Beeferman, conductor Many exciting artists on Innova Records

University of Maine, concert, studio visits

March 1-2   2017, 7:00 PM The Intermedia MFA Tuesdays at the IMRC Lecture Series http://intermediamfa.org/events-2/lectures2017/

The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University

February 23, 2017, 1 pm The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, 310 Dodge Hall:  Complex Issues: Triangle of Resistance: Miya Masaoka, Sound Arts, in conversation with Tom Kalin, Film MFA Sound Arts Director Miya Masaoka discusses the album Triangle of Resistance, critically acclaimed by the Wall Street Journal for its “deeply expressive hybrid style,” including its musical and […]

Music From Japan, Scandanavia House, Victor Borge Hall

February 19, 2017, 5:30 PM $29. At the door Scandanavia House,  58 Park Avenue, New York City Miya Masaoka: Improvisations: Shakuhachi master Akikazu Nakamura, Miya Masaoka, koto, Brad Garton, computer New Directions in Japanese Contemporary Music, curated by Fuyoko Fukunaka. Also works by Yoshiaki Onishi and other composers. Momenta String Quartet, Elizabeth Brown also performing