March 18, 2014

Free gong performance is March 18

The Nakatani Gong Orchestra will perform a free concert at 5:30 p.m. March 18 in the Sheldon Museum of Art.

Founded and directed by percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, the orchestra performs using differently shaped and sized gongs along with other instruments including singing bowls, metal bells, sticks, kitchen tools and homemade bows.

The family-friendly performance is organized by UNL’s Kawasaki Reading Room for Japanese Studies and Sheldon Museum of Art.