August 3, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us as internationally acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto leads the audience on an innovative and impressionistic musical journey in the Great Hall.
About the Artist:
Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one-of-a-kind guitarist and composer based in NYC. Born in a small town outside of Kyoto, Japan, Tsukamoto began playing the five string banjo at age thirteen and picked up the guitar shortly after.
Tsukamoto received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in 2000 and brought his music to the United States. He formed a group called Interoceanico, which included Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez, and they released three acclaimed records. In addition, Tsukamoto developed a unique solo style combining looping and storytelling and has been touring across the country and internationally. In 2018, he won 2nd place in the International Finger Style Guitar Championship.