May 22, 2018
Nakura-Zator Marimba Duo Concert Tour
Makoto Nakura, internationally acclaimed marimbist, and I have formed the Nakura-Zator Marimba Duo and will give a north Texas tour in October. Makoto Nakura, a professional marimbist who tours and performs around the world is originally from Japan and now resides in New York. He was the first marimbist to win First Prize in the prestigious Young Concert Artists International Auditions and has released five marimba CD’s. You can read more about his incredible career in the attached bio and at 

Our recital repertoire selections US premieres of newly composed marimba duos, Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier” for marimba duo, and several solos by each of us. The concerts will be a great opportunity for us to introduce these works to students and audiences.

Monday, October 17th - Southern Methodist University, 7:00 pm

Tuesday, October 18th - University of North Texas, 8:00 pm (Recital Hall)

Wednesday, October 19th - Texas A&M University-Commerce, 7:30 pm (Finney Concert Hall)