ICC New Year Concert -Beginning the New Year with the DePauw University Chamber Symphony-

WASEDA University

2019/1/10 14:00

On January 17th, the Waseda University Intercultural Communication Center (ICC) will hold a special concert with a visiting orchestra from Depauw University.

January 10, 2019

Waseda University

On January 17th, the Waseda University Intercultural Communication Center (ICC) will hold a special concert with a visiting orchestra from Depauw University.

DePauw University is a private university from Greencastle, Indiana, and is one of Waseda's overseas partner schools. Founded in 1837, the school is a liberal arts college with around 2500 students. Having one of the first schools of music, it often offers free concerts performed by selected students. The orchestra which is visiting Japan this time has performed concerts not only in America but also in Europe and other parts of the world.

They will perform a special program for their visit to Japan, with Jazz and Pop music mixed in so even for the people who don't usually enjoy classical music will able to find something they like here. Moreover, the Tsugaru-jamisen Circle Mitsudomoe from Waseda University will show us a great shamisen performance for an opening act. We invite all interested journalists and media representatives to attend the event.


Event information

- Date and Time : January 17th, 2019 (Thu) 6:30-8:00pm (Open from 6:00pm)

- Place: Waseda University Okuma Auditorium

- Eligibility: Waseda students, Staff & General Public

- Fee: Free

- Language: English and Japanese

- Registration: Not Required

- Organized by ICC, Waseda University

- Performers: DePauw University Chamber Symphony (Indiana)

An orchestra made up of 35 students selected by audition. They have performed many concerts both in the United States and abroad. They have a large and varied repertoire and their performances are characterized by their fun and friendly nature.


- Program(Scheduled):

Johannes Brahms-- Hungarian Dance No. 5

Gustav Holst-- Lyric Movement for Viola and small orchestra

Franz Josef Haydn-- Symphony No. 95

Duke Ellington-- Famous Jazz Medley

Keiko Yamada—Sunayama

Cathy Morris-- Watch Out! (rock and roll for orchestra)

Johann Strauss, Jr. -- Auf der Jagd (Polka Schnell)

- Tsugaru-jamisen Circle Mitsudomoe from Waseda University

Through Tsugaru-jamisen , a three-stringed, traditional Japanese musical instrument founded in Kanagi, Aomori prefecture, we provide you with great music ranging from Japanese folk to contemporary rock songs.


- Program(Scheduled):


Sakura Sakura




Contact information

Intercultural Communication Center (ICC)

Waseda University

Tel: 03-5286-3990

Email: icc-full@list.waseda.jp


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