美国国际演奏艺术友好协会

 

1960 Cliff Lake Road, #129-219,

Eagan, MN USA

iftpa_usa@yahoo.com

(952) 210-3628

 
 
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IFTPA has booked or presented the following professional artists:

ASIAN

CHINESE
Gao Hong, Chinese pipa and composer
Lin Shicheng, Chinese pipa master
Spirit of Nature, traditional Chinese ensemble
Beijing Trio, traditional Chinese trio
Ba Da Chui, Chinese percussion quartet
Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County Song and Dance Troupe
Zhao Jiazhen, Chinese guqin (ancient Chinese zither) 

CAMBODIAN
Light From Heaven, traditional Cambodian
Bun Leoung, Cambodian traditional musician

HMONG (CHINESE MIAO MINORITY)
Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous Region County Song and Dance Troupe, Chinese Miao minority (Hmong) dance and music
Jo Bee Xiong, traditional Hmong musician,

INDIAN
Shubhendra Rao, sitar
Nirmala Rajasekar, veena and vocals
Saskia Rao, adapted cello (for the playing of Indian music)
Biplab Bhattacharya, tabla
Udai Mazumdar, tabla
Ty Burhoe, tabla

JAPANESE
Kenny Endo, Japanese taiko
Yoshio Kurahachi, Japanese shakuhachi

LATIN AND SOUTH AMERICA

BRAZILIAN:
Beira Mar Brasil, led by guitarist/singer Robert Everest
Dandara Odara, singer and samba dancer

CUBAN
Charanga Tropical, Cuban Danzón music
Seven Steps to Havana, Cuban jazz

AFRICAN

Sowah Mensah, Mater Drummer from Ghana
Sankofa, Ghanaian folk music and dance

MIDDLE EASTERN

Bassam Saba, oud
Robayat, indigenous music of Persia, Turkey/Central Asia
Salah Farrah, Middle Eastern music
April Centrone, Arabic percussion
Cafe Mundo, Middle Eastern music

EUROPEAN

IRISH
Chulrua, traditional Irish music
Paddy O'Brien, button accordion

NORWEIGAN
Andrea Een, Norwegian Hardanger fiddle

JEWISH

Steven Greenman, Klezmer violinist
Voices of Sepharad, Music of the Sephardic Jews

AMERICANA


Alison Brown, banjo
Jeffrey Van, classical guitar
Peter Ostroushko, mandolin and violin
Dan Newton, accordion
Darol Anger, violin

HAWAIIAN

George Kahumoko, Jr., slack-key guitar, vocals

MULTI-CULTURAL

Speaking in Tongues, multi-cultural quartet
The Braided Candle: Steven Greenman, Jewish violin; Gao Hong, Chinese pipa
Butterfly, multi-cultural trio

NATIVE AMERICAN

Cochise Anderson, Native American musician
Anthony Jack, Native American musician

JAZZ

James Newton, jazz flute
Seven Steps to Havana, Cuban jazz
Donald Washington, saxophone
Faye Washington, flute
Anthony Cox, bass
Barbary Coast Dixieland Jazz Band

PERCUSSION

Dave Hagedorn, percussion
Marc Anderson, percussion
April Centrone, Arabic percussion

 

 

 

 

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Spirit of Nature

The Braided Candle

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