2019 Summer Program, Japanese Traditional Music

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29/07/2019 - 03/08/2019
All Day

Seiha Hōgaku-kai

The International Summer School at Seiha, Japan’s most prestigious koto schools, features a one week, intensive program in English, for training in shakuhachi, koto, shamisen and voice. Monday, July 29 – Saturday, August 3, 2019. This course is open to all levels, from beginner to advanced players.

Program Highlights:

  • Study traditional Japanese instruments with world-class instructors at one of Japan’s most prestigious koto schools
  • Rehearse and perform with other musicians in the sankyoku ensemble setting
  • Attend evening lectures by top scholars on various topics in Japanese music


  • Yasuko Nakajima: koto
  • Kazuko Nakajima: shamisen and voice
  • Satoshi Utanoichi Okuda: koto, kokyū
  • Christopher Yohmei Blasdel: shakuhachi

For more information, include how to register and program costs, please refer to the following URL: