|Ishquoh: Where Sounds Meet|
Ishquoh will be performed as part of 4Culture's Site-Specific 2006 Program, co-presented by the Issaquah Arts Commission.
Forbidden Circles, for soprano, shakuhachi, shamisen, 17-string koto, and percussion, will be performed in Tokyo by Aura-J (formerly ORA-J), directed by Minoru Miki, at the New Hall of the International House of Japan.
|in Beijing with the Olympics mascot|
Dragon 100 delegates are young Chinese leaders from Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Byron has been nominated and selected for the 2006 Study Tour on the Silk Road in Hong Kong and Xi'an. Delegates will discuss contemporary global issues and according to the Dragon Foundation, "work together for the betterment of their societies, forged with a spirit of innovation, enthusiasm, and commitment."