Explore the unique beauty of Japanese instruments. Learn the basics of playing the shakuhachi and koto.

Beginner and intermediate players can enjoy the unique opportunity to study solo and ensemble repertoire with great masters such as Naoko Kikuchi, koto master of Ikuta and Sawai school, and Jean-François Suizan Lagrost, shakuhachi grandmaster of the Tozan school.

Marek Kimei Matvija, shakuhachi player of Kifu-kai, will lead shakuhachi fundaments class also suitable for absolute beginners.

TEACHING SCHEDULE

28. 10.
9:30-11:00 Naoko Kikuchi teaching koto
– absolute beginner / beginner (capacity 2 students)
– book individually

10:00-11:30 Marek Kimei Matvija
– Shakuhachi fundaments (absolute beginners welcome, capacity 4 students)

13:30-15:00 Jean-François Suizan Lagrost
Yūzuki – shakuhachi duet (capacity 4 students)

15:30-17:00 Jean-François Suizan Lagrost & Naoko Kikuchi
Sandan no Shirabe – shakuhachi and koto (capacity 6 students)

29. 10.

9:30-11:00 Naoko Kikuchi teaching koto
– beginner/intermediate (capacity 2 students)
– book individually

10:00-11:30 Marek Kimei Matvija
– Shakuhachi fundaments (absolute beginners welcome, capacity 4 students)

13:30-15:00 Jean-François Suizan Lagrost
Yūzuki – shakuhachi duet (capacity 4 students)

15:30-17:00 Jean-François Suizan Lagrost & Naoko Kikuchi
Sandan no Shirabe – shakuhachi and koto (capacity 6 students)

30.10.

9:30-11:00 Naoko Kikuchi teaching koto
– beginner/intermediate (capacity 2 students)
– book individually

10:00-11:30 Jean-François Suizan Lagrost
Yūzuki – shakuhachi duet (capacity 4 students)

13:30-15:00 Jean-François Suizan Lagrost & Naoko Kikuchi
Sandan no Shirabe – shakuhachi and koto (capacity 6 students)
31. 10.*
9:30-11:00 Naoko Kikuchi teaching – beginner/intermediate (capacity 2 students)
10:00-11:30 Jean-François Suizan Lagrost teaching Yūzuki (capacity 4 students)

* It is possible to arrange private lessons on this day for workshop participants. Please inquire at info@neiro.org

All teaching happens at NEIRO Studio, Holandská 48, Prague 10.

All students need to undergo antigen COV-19 test at the venue.

PRICING

Shakuhachi workshop with Jean-François Suizan Lagrost (7 classes) 5000 CZK

90-minute koto class (solo) with Naoko Kikuchi 1000 CZK
- book individual day

Sandan no Shirabe (for koto players, 3 classes) 2000 CZK

Shakuhachi fundaments with Marek Kimei Matvija (2 classes) 1000 CZK

Participants please apply at info@neiro.org or via our e-shop at www.isfp.cz

NOTE: On October 31st, workshop participants can also arrange an individual lesson with their teachers.

RECORDINGS, EXAMPLES

Sandan no Shirabe
koto & shakuhachi
https://youtu.be/6FOAP9i9oUQ

Yūzuki
shakuhachi duet
https://youtu.be/fFU-RY9U2Dg

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