Zenyoji received the Medal of Honor with purple ribbon for his artistic accomplishments in 2020.
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Shakuhachi Lesson (Kinko style)
Kinko-ryu Koten Honkyoku /Instructor: Mr. Keisuke Zenyoji
Lesson fee: 5,250 yen/45-min lesson without English translation
Lesson fee: 7,875 yen/45-min lesson with full English translation
*Your details are required (current address, phone number, address in Japan, and credit card information) at the time of booking.
Please note that the fee will not be charged prior to your lesson. No show and canceling notified less than 36 hours are subject to a 3000 yen cancellation fee.
Instructor: Mr. Keisuke Zenyoji
(Kinko style/Classical Nezasaha Kimpu-ryu)
Mr. Zenyoji is one of the most prominent younger-generation shakuhachi performers both in Japan and around the world. Having been taught the art of "Komuso Shakuhachi" from his father since age 6, Zenyoji received his bachelor's and master's degree in Shakuhachi from the Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music and acted as an assistant shakuhachi instructor at the University from 1991 - 1996. He is also known as a performer preserving the "Nezasaha Kimpu-Ryu", an original style of shakuhachi played in Hirosaki region of Aomori Prefecture. Mr. Zenyoji has also published "Hajimete no Shakuhachi" (Shakuhachi Beginner's Manual) published from Ongaku no Tomosha in 2000. or
Private lessons are for students of all levels. Free English assistance will be provided with prior notice. No need to be a Japanese speaker to learn the beauty of shakuhachi!
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