2019 International Summer School for Japanese Traditional Musical Instruments

(reposting from Society for Ethnomusicology listserve)

Seiha Hôgaku-kai, one of the most prestigious koto schools in Japan, is
holding its third International Summer School for teaching Japanese
traditional instruments in English.

Date: July 29 to August 3, 2019.
Place: Seiha Hogaku-kai Hall (located in central Tokyo in Shinjuku-ku)
Instruments taught: koto (zither), shamisen (three-stringed lute), shakuhachi (bamboo end-blown flute), kokyû (bowed lute)

String instruments (koto, shamisen and kokyu) will be provided free of charge for the use of participants. Beginners who do not have a shakuhachi can order one at a reasonable price.

Students of all levels are welcome.

Please refer to the following link for more details: http://www.seiha-hogaku.jp/

Any questions can be directed to Minako Waseda at minako.waseda@gmail.com.

About Travis

I am a scholar of Japanese & Okinawan history with a particular interest in the history of arts and culture, and inter-Asia interactions, in the early modern period. I am currently working on how cultural and political realities were produced and maintained through diplomatic ritual performance in Luchuan (Okinawan) embassies to the Tokugawa shogunate.
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