Japanese Koto Player.
Solo Koto Performance.
Traditional Japanese Music, Classic Music, Jazz and Pops.
Koto & Harp duo
Koto & Shakuhachi (Bamboo Flute)
Koto & Japanese Dance
Music for Event, Party, Wedding.
I had a Japanese themed corporate event and Saeko came with a friend to play duet Koto music. They were in full Japanese costume and brought everything that was needed. I didn't have to worry about anything. They were so good and all the tenants in the building enjoyed the music! She was on time and played beautifully. I recommend her to anyone looking for some music entertainment for a large or small crowd.
Response from Saeko Kujiraoka -Japanese Koto Music:
Thank you for sending good review.
I couldn’t forget to play Koto in beautiful garden.
If you have any event in the future, I’m happy to have Koto performance.
Thank you so much!
This was the best possible experience we could’ve ever expected Saeko was excellent everyone enjoyed her thoroughly would highly recommend her to everyone else don’t miss out on this amazing musician.
Saeko Kujiraoka was absolutely amazing. Her Koto performance was beautiful as well as her accompanying Japanese dancer. We loved the performance and it was a pleasure to work with Saeko. Thank you so much! Claudia
We had Saeko for our New Years Eve dinner. She was beautifully dressed in a Japanese kimono. She was prepared, professional, and organized Her
playing of the Japanese koto was beautiful perfection! She played traditional, upbeat, and some popular music. Our guests really enjoyed her. We would definitely book her again!
Price Range: Depend on the event. Please ask me.
Languages: English, Japanese
Saeko Kujiraoka began studying the Ikuta technique of Koto playing in Tokyo, Japan.
She received an advanced degree in Koto, Sangen, and classical singing from the Michio Miyagi School of Koto in Japan.
In the US, she joined the Koto String Society as a member of the staff, and founded the "Koto Eda Group".
She teaches private Koto lessons in the Los Angeles area and performs at the colleges, museums and various receptions.
She is proactively involved in various collaborations.
She has formed Harp & Koto Duo "Harp & Koto Stories” with Miriam Suzuki ,"Japan America Chamber Ensemble" , jazz & Bossa Nova groups.
She has been involved in movie sound track recordings. (Kang Fu Panda, etc.)
Saeko reveals new perspectives on the sound of Koto through her arrangement of pop and jazz standard like songs of Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Chick Corea, Elton John etc.
She will continue her performance activities so that many may enjoy her traditional Japanese instrument, Koto.
2019 New Year's Day's Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena CA, Saeko played the Koto on top of the float of a Japanese garden by Sierra Madre Rose Float Association.
Past Booked Events
|September 19, 2019 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
|August 15, 2019 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm||Corporate Event|
|February 15, 2018 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm||Cultural Event|
|February 11, 2018 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Cultural Event|
|January 20, 2018 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Kei Ai Birthday Concert|
|January 07, 2018 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm||Ikebana International New Years Party Double Tree|
|December 31, 2017 • 6:30pm - 10:30pm||New Year's Party|
|December 17, 2017 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm||Holiday Tea and Japan Culture Day at Glendale|
|December 10, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Japan America Society Party at Chaya|
|November 18, 2017 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Little Tokyo Library Concert with JACE|
|November 15, 2017 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Grand SEIKO Cerebration Party at Peppermint Club|
|November 05, 2017 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm||Japanese Food Festival Performance|
|October 22, 2017 • 11:00am - 2:00pm||Hollywood Japanese Cultural Center Party|
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