Making & Playing Your Own Shakuhachi: A Workshop in Shakuhachi Craftsmanship

September 16, 2012
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Kinya Sogawa will guide participants in crafting their own unique shakuhachi from raw bamboo stock, from the beginning stages of cutting and drilling, to refining the mouthpiece, tuning finger holes and shaping the inner bore. After an introduction to the techniques of blowing and sound production, participants will be able to leave with their own functional natural shakuhachi!

Participants should have experience working with hand tools, and preferably with cutting bamboo. Please wear comfortable clothes.  Max 15 people.  Observer tickets may be available for this workshop after regular tickets have sold out.

Participant tickets: $60/$55 Japan Society and Roulette members (price includes materials) SOLD OUT
Purchase participant tickets to this workshop and any additional Shakuhachi workshop and save $5.

Observer tickets: $9/$6 Japan Society and Roulette members

Call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm. 

  • Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • 2:00 pm