On March 4th at 7pm in the Multicultural Center Theater, three professional musicians from Japan will perform in the first ever Gagaku concert at UCSB. Gagaku is the oldest genre of music performed in the world today, and has been recognized by UNESCO as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the World. The first part of the concert will feature a selection from the classical repertory. The second part will be a series of compositions for solo shō by contemporary composers.