Enjoy traditional and original contemporary music played on the shamisen, taiko and bamboo flute.

Learn about the history of the instruments and Japanese culture.

Kotori Japanese Music is created by Takohachi's Director, Yumi Torimaru ("Kotori" is her stage name given by one of the biggest Tsugaru Shamisen Association in Japan).

Made possible by The Library foundation through the Dennis Uniform Company Endowment for Music at Central Library.

Please check MCL's website for confirmation that program is being held.


  • Occurs Sunday, May 17th, 2020 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Multnomah County Central Library / Collins Gallery

801 SW 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97205