Experience the magical tones of the shakuhachi in the enchanted isles of Hawai‘i. This four-day festival will include intensive workshops and lessons in various styles of shakuhachi playing, from traditional, meditation inspired honkyoku solos and sankyoku ensemble pieces, to cuttingedge contemporary music. Kinko, Tozan, KSK (KatsuyaYokoyama) and Chikuho Styles will be represented. The festival is for beginners to advanced players, with a special discount and instruments available for absolute beginners. The Masters’ Concert (evening of Dec. 15th, Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawai‘i) will inaugurate the festivities with a performance of outstanding musicians from Japan and around the world. The festival will also feature an academic session presenting the latest in shakuhachi research. Participation Fees include access to all concerts, workshops, private lessons, and academic sessions
For more information, please view the festival flier and the official website for more information and how to register.