2016, a great year for shakuhachi making and playing!

From the shakuhachi making and playing workshop at the Zen Center of New York Jan, 2016
Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image
Lots happening these days and as always, very little time for my office hours. I have some authentic, restored Japanese shakuhachi available but you need to contact me as I can’t update my shop page due to the fact that they sell before I can put them up.

Here’s a nice video of a repair I did for the wonderful shakuhachi player Rodrigo Rodriguez, give it a listen!

The Tassjara shakuhachi workshop has been confirmed for June 23-26, 2016.
http://sfzc.org/tassajara/guest-season/retreats/creative-expression-retreats/craft-pure I’m very excited as it’s a 3 day workshop in making and playing so those with some knowledge in crafting can take their skills further.
See youthere! - Perry

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Perry Yung:  Shakuhachi maker, musician

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SCHEDULE: June 23 - 26, 2016, The Craft of Pure Sound - shakuhachi making and playing workshop with San Francisco Zen Center at Tassahara, Carmel, CA.

Hi, I’m Perry Yung. Welcome! I first discovered the shakuhachi flute while performing in New York City as an actor in Ellen Stewart’s Oedipus the King. Night after night, the subtle sound grew to become all encompassing. Soon, I started making the flute as it was impossible to buy a shakuhachi in the pre-internet days of 1994. Time passed and eight years later got a grant to live in Japan to study traditionally with some of the best makers and players in the world. The shakuhachi changed my life in ways that words can not describe. My goal is to help you with a flute that can open that door as it is a beautiful world on the other side. Come on in!
Those interested in my acting work (TV, film and stage) can see what I’m up to at my actors blog.  - https://perryyung.wordpress.com/

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