Matthaei's Agave Plant Flute Featured in Concert

. February 1, 2016.
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There is a chance nature lovers might have seen the 80-year-old agave plant blooming at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens — but what about hearing the plant in action? Ear drums and green thumbs alike will be stimulated by Listening to Agave, a special concert put on by the botanical garden. Featuring University of Michigan Music professor Michael Gould and flutist Michael Chikuzen, this concert will feature original music composed specially for the Japanese shakuhachi flute. Typically, the shakuhachi flute is made from the root of a bamboo stalk, but at this event, the flute will come straight from Matthaei’s own agave plant.

7pm Saturday, February 6
$25/members, $30/general public
Matthaei Botanical Gardens Conservatory, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd.
734-647-7600 | lsa.umich.edu

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