Louise Sasaki studied Gagaku music and dance under the late Suenobu Togi of the Imperial Household Music Department, and Mitsunori Toi, Head of Tenriko Church Headquarters Gagaku Musicians. She has performed with Suenobu Togi in California and at the Japan Society in New York. She and her husband, Noriyuki Sasaki, started Tenri Gagaku group in 1979, which became Tenri Gagaku Music Society of NY in 1991, and they continue to teach, present educational programs, and perform. Ms. Sasaki is the instructor for the Columbia University Gagaku Ensemble.
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