Shakuhachi making workshop with Kinya Sogawa

6. – 8. June, 2023 Kinya Sogawa is a shakuhachi player and maker whose playing bridges worlds of traditional and contemporary music. He creates his own instruments and his unique sound speaks to international audiences through concerts and famous Hollywood productions. His deep understanding of the instrument makes the shakuhachi and its music accessible to […]

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Shakuhachi Making Workshop with John Kaizan Neptune

May 29 – 31, 2023 John Kaizan Neptune is a shakuhachi master player and a master maker based in Chiba, Japan. John Kaizan’s analytical approach to shaping the bore has enabled him to fine-tune individual notes across the three octaves range, thus creating a well balanced, precisely tuned instruments with projection comparable to western classical […]

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INTERNATIONAL SHAKUHACHI FESTIVAL PRAGUE 2023

1. – 5. June, 2023 Every two years Prague welcomes top shakuhachi players from Japan and around the world. Five days of workshops, focused study groups, lectures and concerts bring together traditional and new music for Japanese instruments. From Kyoto Myoanji to Prague The special guest of ISFP 2023 is the 42nd kansu, main player, […]

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INTERNATIONAL SHAKUHACHI FESTIVAL PRAGUE 2023 SYMPOSIUM – Music and Altered States of Consciousness

June 1, 2023 International Shakuhachi Festival Prague 2023 Symposium Organised by NEIRO Association for Expanding Arts in cooperation with the Music Theory Department, Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague MUSIC AND ALTERED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS One-day conference June 1st , 2023, Academy of Performing Arts Prague, Czech Republic, and […]

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Open Studio with Margaret Leonard

Open Studio 14 – 18h, 28. 3. 2023 American artist Margaret Leonard at Studio NEIRO. Margaret Leonard paints since 1976. She graduated from Main College of Art & Design. Her current work reflects her deep sense of disgust towards the present political situation in the USA. Open Studio Margaret Leonard is part of her art […]

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Reison Kuroda | Shakuhachi Unlimited

25. 11. 2022 20:00 Klášter sv. Anežky České Music combining Zen aesthetics with progressive tonality. You will experience the fragile beauty of transience in conjunction with the pace of Japanese cities. Reison Kuroda comes from the lineage of Aoki Reibó II, holder of the National Living Treasure title. His traditional sound combined with brilliant style […]

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Reison Kuroda – Shakuhachi Workshop

Reison Kuroda: Shakuhachi Workshop Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022 NEIRO Studio, Holandska 1050/48, Prague 10 Take part in a shakuhachi workshop with a star shakuhachi player of the present day, Reison Kuroda. Reison Kuroda comes from a lineage of living national treasure Aoki Reibo II. His traditional sound combined with stylistic brilliance and music intelligence have […]

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Tassos Tataroglou

Tassos Tataroglou, Greek multi-instrumentalist (trumpet, shakuhachi, voice, guitar), creates original contemporary and improvised music. He has created a unique instrument, the duplex microtonal trumpet, for which he creates distinctive, sensitive and multi-layered musical environments drawing on the aesthetics of live electronics, jazz and field recordings. Tassos Tataroglou has lived in Basel, Switzerland since 2013, and […]

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