Japan Center directors Mariko Yokosuka and Kyoko Takano reflect on the May 18 visit from the Yomiuri Symphony Orchestra, who visited ASIJ for the first time to perform a “Friendship Concert” to the community. Continue reading
Karolee Kent (elementary school music teacher) writes on a recent elementary school strings and handbell performance in the ASIJ Theater.
The high school musical cast and crew reflect on this year’s production of Leap of Faith–the story of Jonas Nightengale, a con-man hoping to swindle money from the good folks of Sweetwater Kansas. Instead he finds his soulmate and a possible road to personal redemption, if only he can learn the true meaning of faith. Continue reading
Jody Fuller (elementary music teacher) congratulates taiko teacher Moko Igarashi for her recent feature in a Dutch magazine covering her other, non-taiko passion.
‘Twas the night before Winterfest, when all through the campus
not a creature was stirring…not even a mustang.
The backdrop was hung behind Santa’s red sleigh,
everything was quite ready for the school’s big day.