☆Experience high quality koto for music lover☆ 1 hour lesson This is also recommended for music lovers and people who have experienced Koto before. I teach you a very rare technique. ◇First of all, I will teach the basics of Koto performance. The sound is very beautiful and elegant. ◇Next, you will practice the famous song "Sakura Sakura". People who love music can learn it at once. You play it and I play accompaniment. The ensemble is very fun. ◇After that, I use the rest of the time to teach various unique techniques of the koto. It will surely be fun for music lovers. ◇After the experience of Koto, it is tea time with green tea and traditional sweets. While enjoying drinking tea, you can enjoy traditional Japanese manners. The room we'll perform in is of traditional Japanese style, where you can see a beautiful view of Nijo Castle from the window. Here is a very precious traditional Kyoto architectural residence, built 90 years ago. Because it is a private residence, travelers can not usually enter. Only experience guests can enter the house specially. The venue is in front of Nijo Castle, very accessible place. 5 minutes walk from Nijo Castle main gate. ◇There is also a course for beginners https://ja.airbnb.com/experiences/194710
Hello! I am Sachiko Kanbara. Kyoto is the home of traditional instrument. I am a composer and a professional player of Koto Shamisen and Kokyu. Classical music expert. About 27 years ago, I opened a koto shamisen classroom at my house. Many Japanese and international students are also coming to the lesson. So teaching at a local girls' junior highschool and highschool. I was born and raised in Kyoto, and performing in many concerts in Kyoto. So I can convey the charm and culture of real traditional music. I am looking forward to playing with you!
Japanese confectionery. Japanese Seasonal Sweets. It depends on the season.
Japanese green tea. Cold tea on hot days, warm tea on cold days.
Koto harp for Practice
The venue is a very precious traditional Kyoto architectural residence. Because it is a private residence, travelers can not usually enter. Only experience guests can enter the house specially. About five minutes from the main gate of Nijo Castle, a World Heritage Site. It is a quiet and peaceful district of the town. There is a bicycle parking lot.
The view from the window of the venue is very good in the afternoon time. But if you can come only in the morning or evening, please consult me. There is a day I can host if my schedule matches.
Koto Lessons for music lovers