Receive a free private on-line shakuhachi lesson
from master teacher
with any new Student, Advanced Student or Professional instrument purchased from Tai Hei Shakuhachi
If you are just starting out on the shakuhachi, this is a great way to learn the basics of flute care, posture, breathing and sound production. If you already have some experience with the instrument, it will certainly help to refine your technique and familiarity with the traditional music.
There is no obligation to sign up for lessons beyond this free, 45-minute, introductory session, so I encourage you to take advantage of Patrick’s expertise via this generous offer. His approach to teaching is ideally suited to on-line lessons. Please note, this offer applies to newly-purchased instruments only, and is limited to one lesson per customer.
Patrick Johnson has studied shakuhachi for more than 25 years, including an extensive repertoire of Japanese folk songs, popular pieces, and particularly Koten Honkyoku, the meditation music that has been associated with Japanese Zen temples for centuries. He is the founder and chief instructor of the Seattle Shakuhachi Study Group, a flute dojo that has its headquarters in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. The Seattle study group is formally affiliated with the Kokusai Shakuhachi Kenshukan (International Shakuhachi Training Center) in Tokyo, in the Koten Honkyoku lineage of Yokoyama Katsuya and Watazumi Doso Roshi.
To arrange for your free lesson, contact Patrick via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at
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