Thank you for your support!

We had a great afternoon yesterday.
All performance were great, thank you for your beautiful music! 


Koto ensemble 



Sakura Sakura Song

 Here is the music for today’s singing with the Koto Ensemble!

Autumn Concert 2022!

Date: Sunday October 30 2022

Meeting time

2:30pm Pianists

3:30pm Koto 

3:45pm Choir - Recording Session

Location: Unitarian Church of Vancouver

949 W 49th Avenue Vancouver



Nova N. with Ayako

A. Menken: I see the light from "Tangled"

Yuina B. with Ayako

L. Beethoven: Ode to Joy

E. Grieg: Morning from "Peer Gynt"

Laila B.


Jamie H. with Ayako

W. A. Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Traditional: Hush, little baby

Leah B. with Ayako

Old MacDonald

When the Saints Go Marching In

Maya T. with Ayako

W. Guthrie: This Land is Your Land

Eleanore C. with Ayako

The Big Finish

Chim Chim Cher-ee from "Mary Poppins"

Felicity P.

Folksong: Cuckoo

T. Bayly: Long, long ago

Ema T.

N. Rimsky-Korsakov: The theme from "Scheherazade"

Felix G.

C. Saint-Saëns: Egyptian Ballet Dance from the opera "Samson and Delilah" with Ayako

Lina R.

F. Burgmüller: Pastorale

Sixten G.

J.S.Bach: Minuet in G

P. Tchaikovsky: Trepak from "The Nutcracker"

Chloe S.

F. Burgmüller: Arabesque

Ayami B.

F. Burgmüller: Austrian Dance op.100, no.14

Anna T.

A. Menken: I see the light from "Tangled"

A. Menken: Beauty and the Beast

Rosina M.

M. Clementi: Sonatina in C Major op.36, no.1 1st mvt.

J. Pachelbel: Canon

Kyle Z.

L. Beethoven: Pathetique 2nd mvt.

Ikuko S.

F. Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu

Group photo for all pianists!

Koto Ensemble Concert - 15:30

Yuriko Nariya, Sachiko Katz, Yukiko Takahashi

1. Rentaro Taki / Arr., Hiroshi Tsutsui: Hana (Blossoms)

2. Tadao Sawai: Taka (The Hawk)

Koto Ensemble with All voices

Kozo Hirai: Sakura (Cherry Blossoms)

Choir Recording Session 15:45

G. Verdi: “Si ridesta in ciel aurora” from the Opera La Traviata

G. Bizet: “Street Boys” from the Opera Carmen

G. Verdi: “Noi siamo zingarelle” from the Opera La Traviata

C. Franck: Panis angelicus

Japanese Folksong: Soran Bushi

Japanese Folksong: Zuizui Zukkorobashi

S. Kusakawa: Yuuyake Koyake

Scottish Folksong: O Waly Waly

A. Banchieri: Contrappunto bestiale alla mente

Japanese Folksong: “Hotaru”

L. Bernstein: “America” and “One hand” from the musical West Side Story

J. Strauss II: “Brüderlein und Schwesterlein” from the opera Die Fledermaus

O. Peterson: “Hymn to Freedom” 

Singers: Aiko, Chiharu, Etsuko, Keiko, Kozue,  Masaaki, Mizuho, Noriko, Kanako, Rei, Sachiko, Tomoko, Yoshino

Piano accompanied and directed by Ayako

Late Arrival Students - 17:15

Maya D. Piano

Y. Kimura: Always with me from "Spirited Away"

Maya D. Voice

K. Sakata: Summer of Good Bye from "Up on Poppy Hill"

Eva S. Piano

C. Gurlitt: Resignation