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Sound of Bamboo Meets Jazz: Starlight Forest
Feb
12
8:00 PM20:00

Sound of Bamboo Meets Jazz: Starlight Forest

Award-winning virtuoso bamboo flutist Han Chung Eun comes to New York Flushing Town Hall to celebrate the Lunar New Year with soulful sound of Bamboo.

For the performance at Flushing Town Hall, Han creates a uniquely beautiful and powerful program that transcends the boundary of time and space to celebrate Flushing’s colorful and rich cultural heritage through the fusion of sound and rhythm from Korea, Brazil, Sweden, UK and America.  

Han will be accompanied by percussionist Jaebum Cho of “I Am a Singer” singing competition program and “TVN Saturday Night Live” house band; guitarist Hyunchang Han of legendary fusion Jazz band “Wave,” and guitarist and singer-songwriter Ruvin. 

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Harlem "SEOL" Festival Han Chung Eun Concert
Feb
19
8:00 PM20:00

Harlem "SEOL" Festival Han Chung Eun Concert

In an effort to promote cultural exchange and harmony in increasingly diverse community in Harlem, East Harlem Presents and Koreanflute.com, with sponsorship from Arts Council Korea will host 2015 Lunar New Year “Seol” festival at the Poet’s Den Theater and Gallery, a performance and exhibition venue at the heart of the second Harlem Renaissance. 

Renowned Daegeum(Korean big bamboo flute) and Sogeum(Korean small bamboo flute) player Han Chung Eun and his band “The Forest” will perform at the "SEOL" concert, celebrating Harlem's heritage and diversity.  Han is the 2013 recipient of KBS Gukak Award, a prestigious national award given to those with distinguished contribution to Korea’s traditional music and performing arts. Han performed for Korea’s first woman President, Park Geun Hye at her historic inauguration, and at the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Han returns to the Poet’s Den after his popular “Starlight Forest” concert in NYC last summer. Han created uniquely beautiful and energetic program celebrating the New Year and Harlem’s colorful and diverse heritage and history through fusion of Jazz and Blues with traditional and contemporary music of Korea. 

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