Category Archives: Autoharp

Cultural Immersion: Japan

The Chopsticks learned about Japanese culture this summer through singing and dancing to “Sakura,” playing the autoharp (sounds like a koto), and playing the kokoriko.  We learned how to dance in Japanese style with large and slow arm movements; contrary … Continue reading

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“Sakura” on the Autoharp

“It’s easy for me to play because I am ambidextrous.” – D. Chopsticks The Chopsticks students’ theme is Japan and in music, we are exploring Japanese music and movement.  We are learning the song “Sakura,” meaning “Cherry Blossom.”  We started … Continue reading

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