European Shakuhachi Society Summer School 2011
August 28, 2011
The European Shakuhachi Society Summer School 2011 took place in SOAS, London from July 28-31. For the first time in Europe, Min’yo or Japanese folk song was taught by Endo Yoshihiro. He was joined in workshops and in performance by David Hughes, Yoshie Asano-Campbell and Silvia Woolridge.
We were also fortunate to have Hazuki Demachi (currently based in Belfast) teaching enka and Chikumesha honkyoku with Michael Soumei Coxall. Chikuza (Kodama Hiroyuki) lead workshops in jinashi shakuhachi making assisted by José Vargas and myself.