Hi, I am Chizuru Kineya a traditional Japanese Nagauta-shamisen player and producer. Please enjoy my newly launched website. – Chizuru Kineya
Starting Japanese dance and Nagauta-shamisen at the ages of 3 and 6 respectively she made her debut as a Nagauta-shamisen player playing classic Japanese songs. Taking to the national stage she has performed numerous times across many venues, given live radio-interviews and speeches and continues to play and produce enjoyable, easy to understand, original and unique performances. March of 2019 will be the 9th iteration of the Kaen Naru Shirabe series, a series with many fans and worldwide performances in places like China, Germany, Vietnam, etc.. After meeting Chicago resident and accomplished musician, filmmaker and artist Tatsu Aoki, together they worked on and released a CD in the United States. Chizuru Kineya has also become a regular guest at the Taiko Legacy-Reduction performance which is managed and produced by Tatsu Aoki and which takes place every year at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary-Art with Tsukasa Taiko and other talented musicians and artists. Chizuru Kineya also tours extensively and appears as a guest in a variety of events held throughout the year in many places and venues throughout the United States.