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Koto performer based in Kyoto. Japanese traditional wooden house "Soushunan" Owner. Soushunan is a 110yeas old wooden house, near Nijo castle.You can try Koto(Japanese harp) lesson here.

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Koto Lesson in Nijo,Kyoto

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by Harumi
1:30h $ 57 per person

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel on the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel 1 day prior to the meeting date ,there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 2 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 1 )
Joanne Joanne United States ( Solo )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Most memorable Kyoto experience! ? ”

I absolutely loved the cultural and musical experience learning two songs on the Koto with the most amazing teacher, Harumi Shimazaki. As a violinist and French hornist, I value the beautiful yet different sound of the koto—and the wonderful harmony created when Harumi plays along with you after you master the songs. Truly will be an experience I'll never forget and I'm motivated to continue learning. Later in my trip I met a family of five and I highly recommended they go take a lesson as well. You will learn not only details about how to play the koto, but you'll also gain the ear for listening to music based on a 5-note scale vs. the Western 8-note. Music is read from top to bottom, right to left as well so it's a fascinating hands-on window into Japanese culture. Playing the koto engag... read more

Harumi:

Dear.Joanne. Thank you for visiting Soushunan.I hope our Koto lesson is memorable experience for you.Please come back to Kyoto and see you again soon! Have a safe trip. Thank you. Soushunan Owner Harumi Shimazaki