Poster by Lisa Kuo.

Photo Credits: 10th Wave photo by Joseph Scheller.   Dance Photo Credits Cockwise from top right Scott Willits, Bill Cameron, V.Paul Virtucio, Stephanie Colgan

Vim: (noun) energy; enthusiasm

A virtual concert program of original ballet choreography with works by Asian American composers.

Premiere Broadcast of full concert on Friday June 4th at 7pm CST on and YouTube, available online from June 4-6. Free with suggested ticket donation of $15. Please consider donating the cost of a ticket or more at to help 10th Wave continue to bring accessible concerts to you.


read musician bios & program notes on each piece and composer!


Andy Akiho "21"

Kenji Bunch "Ralph's Old Records"

Joshua Cerdenia "Heavenward"

Viet Cuong "Fine Lines"

HyeKyung Lee "Vim"


Yuki Tokuda, choreography

Andrew Lester

Ashley Chin-Mark

Hannah Benditt

MUSICIANS (see bios here)

Ming-Hui Lin, flute

Weily Grina-Shay, clarinet

Bjorn Grina-Shay, marimba

Eri Isomura, marimba

April Kim, piano

Ashley Ng, violin

Devan Moran, violin

Chi-Chi Bestmann, viola

Patty Ryan, cello

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN, powered by American Composers Forum, is the exclusive media partner for VIM: 10th Wave X Yuki Tokuda.

This project is funded by the Arts Support grant program of the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council.