Shakuhachi Lessons

Interested in learning the shakuhachi?

It may not be as difficult as you think!

Lessons with Christopher Yohmei Blasdel are available by appointment. Blasdel teaches shakuhachi basics and the repertory of the Kinko Style, as learned from his teacher Goro Yamaguchi. Once the basics are mastered, Blasdel teaches the Kinko honkyoku, contemporary and improvisation methods. The lessons also include instruction of body awareness and breathing.

Fees are as follows:

  • One time entry fee:  Yen 10,000
  • One 40 minute lesson (by appointment): Yen 7,000 (student discount available).

For further information please contact Christopher Yohmei Blasdel.