CURRENT EVENTS

On 13. November 2016, Jim Franklin will perform in a memorial concert in the Thomaskirche, Düsseldorf: under the title "Never Forget the Day and You", the concert remembers 30 years since Tschernobyl and 5 years since Fukushima. Franklin will play on shakuhachi the works "Requiem" and "Mei" by Fukushima Kazuo, which are normally performed on transverse flute. Further information may be found here.

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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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