John Myers and Hiro Honshuku perform in South Berkshire Concert Series at Simon’s Rock
GREAT BARRINGTON, MA- Jazz musicians Hiroaki Honshuku and John Myers are set to perform together again in the Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon’s Rock on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. These musicians will play in the first winter/spring concert of the South Berkshire Concert Series.
Flautist Hiroaki Honshuku has performed in many countries, including a recital at Paroisse de la Trinité in Paris, France, where he performed his own compositions dedicated to Messiaen. He graduated simultaneously from the Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory in 1990. As a performance major at Berklee, Hiroaki became busy with the A-NO-NE band, the group that performs selections written by him. As a jazz composition major at the New England Conservatory, Hiroaki was assistant director to George Russell from 1987 until Russell’s recent retirement.
John Myers will play guitar. Myers is a faculty member at Simon’s Rock in the fields of Music, Interactive Arts and Asian Studies. He graduated with his PhD in Ethnomusicology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, In addition to performing jazz regularly, Dr. Myers is involved in many digital multimedia productions. Myers has a background in jazz studies, interactive arts, Asian studies, ethnomusicology, and theory-composition.
General admission to this event is $25 and senior tickets are $20. For more information, call 528-7212. All students are admitted free of charge.