The Gallery - Photos
With His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado-no-miya
Chatting with HIH Prince Takamado at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, after performing at a luncheon given in his honour by Ontario Premier David Peterson at Ontario Place. Toronto, May 16, 1987.
25th Anniversary Concert
With special guest artist Chikushikai incumbent 3rd generation sōke Junko Chikushi of Japan (centre) and guest artist Chikushikai Tobiume-tsukasa Dai Shihan Kazuko Muramoto of California (right) at 25th anniversary concert. Kobayashi Hall, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Toronto, August 6, 2008.
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
Ceremony for promotion to Dai Shihan rank in main hall of Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine. In photo: Caplan (on R in black and white skirt, performing ceremony as representative of Dai Shihan group), Sōke Miyoko Chikushi (on L, watching in yellow dress) and 4th generation sōke-in-waiting Anna Chikushi (on L beside Miyoko-sensei, watching in dark dress). Dazaifu, Japan, July 29, 2007.
National Press Club
With Japanese Ambassador Kiyoaki Kikuchi, after performing in a salon concert sponsored by the Embassy of Japan. Ottawa, February 1, 1986.
York University Japanese Music Ensemble 2008
Japanese Ensemble's recital in Tribute Communities Recital Hall at York University's spring World Music Festival. Toronto, March 14, 2008.
20th Anniversary Concert
With Yoko Hiraoka at Caplan's 20th anniversary concert. Flora McCrea Auditorium, Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. Toronto, November 29, 2003.
20th Anniversary Concert
Final solo at 20th anniversary concert. Flora McCrea Auditorium, Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. Toronto, November 29, 2003.
Haru Matsuri 2007
Tsugaru-jamisen performance with Aki Takahashi, leader of the Japanese folk music group TenTen, at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre's annual Haru Matsuri. Toronto, March 3, 2007.
Kobayashi Hall Gala
Gala opening of the Kobayashi Hall at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Toronto, May 28, 2004.
With Ichirō Sakamoto
Informal chat with Ichirō Sakamoto, 2nd generation co-iemoto of Chikushikai school. Fukuoka, Japan, spring 1987.
Bruce Kuwabara Gala
Gala honouring architect Bruce Kuwabara at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Toronto, February 24, 2007.
Featured performer at Shiseido Canada's "Future Solution LX" VIP product launch. Toronto, December 2, 2009.
With Dai Shihan Kinuko Shirane
Private performance with Kinuko Shirane, Dai Shihan member of Miyagi koto school. Toronto, 1989.
Ontario Japanese Speech Contest
Performance at the 22nd annual Ontario Japanese Speech Contest at University of Toronto. Toronto, March 13, 2004.
Tokyo City Promotion 2009
Performance at Tokyo Metropolitan Government tourism event for travel professionals at Park Hyatt Hotel. Toronto, October 29, 2009.
York University Japanese Music Ensemble 2007
Japanese Ensemble's recital in Tribute Communities Recital Hall at York University's fall World Music Festival. Toronto, November 7, 2007.
University of Toronto Scarborough Campus
Salon concert at University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. Sponsored by UTSC Japanese Peers Network, Scarborough Campus. Toronto, March 15, 2005.