CURRENT EVENTS

World Shakuhachi Festival 2018 in London

The World Shakuhachi Festival 2018 will be presented as a collaboration between the European Shakuhachi Society, KSK Japan and Goldsmiths (University of London). In all likelihood, the dates are 01-04. 08. 2018. Further information will be posted here.

KSK Europe Scholarship

The second round of the Kokusai Shakuhachi Kenshukan Europe for shakuhachi studies in Japan will soon be formally announced. Further details will be found .

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ABOUT JIM FRANKLIN

Dr Jim Franklin is a master performer of the shakuhachi, as well as a composer.

He studied the shakuhachi with Riley Lee in Sydney, and Furuya Teruo and Yokoyama Katsuya in Tokyo.

In 1996 he received the title "Shihan" (Master) from Yokoyama-sensei. He is one of the few non-Japanese, and the very few residents of Europe, to have received this high title.

He has lived in Germany since 2004, where he teaches and performs the shakuhachi.


 

 

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TEACHING

Jim Franklin is a qualified teacher of shakuhachi, in the lineage of Yokoyama Katsuya. He offers instruction for beginners and advanced players in various German cities.


Teaching news:

KSK Europe is planning further workshops during 2017. Further information can be found here

 
 


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