Japanese jazz superstar kicks off Global Village Series

23rd September 2010

NEW ALBANY, IN (Sept. 23, 2010) – At the age of 26, Hiromi has performed in sold out concerts around the world and on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 she will perform at the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center at Indiana University Southeast.

Hiromi took her first piano lessons at age six. She learned from her earliest teacher to tap into the intuitive as well as the technical aspects of music. By age 12, she was performing in public, sometimes with very high-profile orchestras.

Further into her teens, her tastes expanded to include jazz as well as classical music. She came to the United States in 1999 to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Hiromi’s show at the Ogle Center costs $29.50 and begins at 8 p.m.

The Global Village Series features international artists from Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Haiti and West Africa, and it will feature a special celebration of Django Reinhardt’s 100th birthday with guitar virtuoso Frank Vignola.

For more information on this or other events, call the Ogle Center Ticket Office at (812) 941-2525 or visit the Web site at oglecenter.ius.edu.

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