18/06/2020 – 22/06/2020
The Shakuhachi Summer Camp of the Rockies was born from the the energy of World Shakuhachi Festival 1998 in Boulder, the biggest event in the modern history of the shakuhachi. The Shakuhachi Summer Camp of the Rockies is in its 22nd year and is the longest running international shakuhachi intensive workshop in the world. Campers benefit from the two decades of organizational and teaching experience. Over the years, the camp has been held not only in Colorado, but in Sydney (2008) and Kyoto (2012) as welll. Camp begins on Thursday afternoon, June 18 and lasts until until midday Monday, June 22nd, and is one of the longest camps in terms of days and actual hours spent playing the shakuhachi.The combined performing and teaching experience of the faculty is unparalleled.
Rockies Camp emphasizes total immersion where one can learn or improve their skills and experience the profound world of the shakuhachi. Shakuhachi music which will be taught include honkyoku (solo Zen music), sankyoku (ensemble pieces), folk, modern Improvisation and more. There are also special concerts by the faculty and students and other engaging programs every night during Camp.
For more information and registration procedures, please visit the camp website: