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Presenting an eclectic array of artists from around the world.


Here are our upcoming presentations:

(re)Imagining Homelands

Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, 2024
Leeward Theatre, Leeward Community College

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Kenny Endo, Norman Kaneshiro, and Yukie Shiroma come together in another creative retelling of ancestral memories through original music and choreography.

Co-presented with the East-West Center.  Supported in part by WESTAF and National Endowment for the Arts.


Earlier this season, we were proud to present the following artists:

Mahani Teave, piano

Sunday, November 12, 2023 • 2:00 P.M.
University of Hawai‘i Mānoa Orvis Auditorium

Award-winning pianist and humanitarian Mahani Teave is a pioneering artist who bridges the creative world with education and environmental activism. She is the only professional classical musician on her native Easter Island. Her debut album, Rapa Nui Odyssey, was number one on the Billboard charts and received raves from critics, including BBC Music Magazine, which noted her “natural pianism” and “magnificent artistry.” 

Co-presented with the East-West Center.  Supported in part by WESTAF and National Endowment for the Arts.

Mahani Teave on CBS Sunday Morning

Anna Geniushene

2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Silver Medalist
Sunday, March 3, 2024 • 2:00 P.M.

University of Hawai‘i Mānoa Orvis Auditorium

Anna Geniushene’s fresh, layered, and powerful interpretations defined her participation at the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition—and won her the coveted silver medal at the competition and the adoration of fans around the globe. Her accomplishments did not go unnoticed by critics who applauded her, “powerhouse sound, forceful musical personality, and sheer virtuosity…had this critic on the edge of his seat” (Musical America). 

Supported in part by WESTAF and National Endowment for the Arts.

Anna Geniushene – TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, op. 23– 2022 Cliburn Competition

Kala Ramnath, violin

Sunday, March 10, 2024 • 2:00 P.M.
University of Hawai‘i Mānoa Orvis Auditorium

Maestro Kala Ramnath with her ‘Singing Violin’ stands among the world’s finest, most inspirational instrumentalists. Her playing has been featured on the Grammy-nominated Miles from India project, compositions of hers have appeared on the Grammy-winning album In 27 Pieces and the Kronos Quartet’s 50 For The Future. In May 2017 she was awarded the illustrious Sangeet Natak Academy Puraskar for her contributions to the violin in Hindustani Classical Music.

Co-presented with the East-West Center.  Supported in part by WESTAF and National Endowment for the Arts.

Kala Ramnath – The Godfather Theme [Cover]