Shakuhachi Lessons

Interested in learning the Shakuhachi?

It may not be as difficult as you think!

Lessons with Christopher Yohmei Blasdel are available in person at his home in Honolulu, Hawai’i, 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 on body awareness and breathing. Long-distance Skype lessons are also available.

Fees are as follows:

  • One-hour lesson (by appointment): $70 (student discount available).

For further information please contact Christopher Yohmei Blasdel.