Shakuhachi, Koto, and Piano Kick off “Friday Night Live” in 2022

Friday Night Live: James Nyoraku Schlefer, Masayo Ishigure & Kathleen Supové Friday, January 21 at 5:00 p.m. Facebook Live Admission: Free The Consulate General of Japan in New York’s Friday Night Live series returns to the Ambassador’s residence for 2022. The sounds of the shakuhachi kick off the New Year with a performance by Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer featuring Masayo Ishigure on koto and … Continue reading Shakuhachi, Koto, and Piano Kick off “Friday Night Live” in 2022

Tribeca New Music’s Best In Score 2021 Features Award-Winning Shakuhachi Composer/Performer

Best In Score 2021 – The Resonance Collective – Zac Zinger – Jeremy Ajani Jordan – Mark Dover Thursday, November 18 at 6:00 p.m. through Sunday, November 21 at 11:00 p.m. Webcast from Nancy Manocherian’s – The Cell – 338 West 23rd Street Tickets: $20/$10 seniors and students Tribeca New Music (TNM) presents Best In Score 2021, featuring the winning scores of the Tribeca New … Continue reading Tribeca New Music’s Best In Score 2021 Features Award-Winning Shakuhachi Composer/Performer

Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Performance by James Nyoraku Schlefer

Breathing Peace V Monday, January 18 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Live Streamed from Soapbox Gallery Admission: Pay what you can Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer performs the fifth in a series of concerts devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the haunting and powerful sounds of the shakuhachi bring a powerful calmness … Continue reading Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Performance by James Nyoraku Schlefer

“Virtual Fallen Leaves,” Music for Piano, Cello, and Shakuhachi, to Premiere This Weekend

Virtual Fallen Leaves Sunday, November 15 at 3:00 p.m. Live Stream Online Ticket/Contribution Levels If you’re struggling due to the pandemic, take advantage of the organizers’ “Pay What You Can” offer. If you’re able to contribute more to help someone else pay less, please do! $5 — I Just Need to Smile Right Now $15 – Fan of Kyo-Shin-An Arts $25 – Friend of Kyo-Shin-An … Continue reading “Virtual Fallen Leaves,” Music for Piano, Cello, and Shakuhachi, to Premiere This Weekend
James Nyoraku Schlefer. Photo by Nicole Goodhue Boyd

Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Concert

Breathing Peace II Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Live streamed from Soapbox Gallery – 636 Dean Street, Brooklyn Suggested donation: $10 Shakuhachi Master James Nyoraku Schlefer will perform the second in a series of concerts at Soapbox Gallery devoted to traditional music for shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute. Long associated with Zen Buddhist meditation practice, the haunting and powerful sounds of the bamboo flute … Continue reading Soapbox Gallery to Live Stream Shakuhachi Concert