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Children’s Museum of Houston

Spotlight Performance: Kataka Violin

Saturday, Jun. 13, 2015

04:00 PM
US/Central

Kids can enjoy the powerful sounds of Japanese string ensemble Kataka Violin as part of Summer of Epic Adventure: Forces Unite.

The spotlight performance takes place in the Brown Auditorium.

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The Kataoka Violin School is a Houston-based group of young violinists, ages 3-17, who learn through the Suzuki Method. The ensemble has been featured in performances at the Japan Festival, the Children's Museum, various retirement homes and held a benefit concert in collaboration with the American Red Cross at the Kingwood Country Club for the tsunami victims in Japan.

About the Performance

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